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The Association of Information Technology Professionals is a
professional association comprised of career minded individuals who
seek to expand their potential -- employers, employees, managers,
programmers, and many others. The organization seeks to provide avenues
for all their members to be teachers as well as students and to make
contacts with other members in the Information Technology field, all in
an effort to become more marketable in rapidly changing, technological
We encourage all people interested in the field of Information
Technology to attend our meetings. You don't have to be a member to
attend. Just e-mail us and let us know to expect you.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
"Cyber Security & Outside Threats"
Presented by Byron Franz, Special Agent of the FBI.
The FBI leads our national effort to investigate high-tech crimes,
including cyber-based terrorism, espionage, computer intrusions, and
major cyber fraud. Bryan Franz, Special Agent and member of the FBI
Cyber Squad will speak about cyber security, the threats we face and
how we can protect ourselves, families and businesses.
Byron Franz is a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of
Investigation (FBI) and has worked national security investigations for over
fifteen years. Prior to coming to the FBI's Milwaukee office, he spent ten
years in Indianapolis, where he was a member of the FBI Special Weapons
& Tactics (SWAT) Team and lead the investigation of an Indiana man who
was convicted of acting as an agent of the former Iraqi Intelligence Service
under the regime of Saddam Hussein. Special Agent Franz currently
serves as the Strategic Partnership Coordinator for the FBI's Milwaukee
Division, where his job is to form partnerships with corporations and
academia to better protect intellectual property and trade secrets. Special
Agent Franz has a B.A. in International Relations and Russian from the
University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) and a J.D. from the
University of Wisconsin Law School.