Amplify Oshkosh Watch IT Webinar
Date(s) - 11/13/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Amplify Oshkosh Watch IT Webinar: Keep an Eye on Your Digital Tech
Join Amplify Oshkosh on Friday, November 13th from 10 am – Noon for our Watch IT Webinar: Keep an Eye on Your Digital Tech. Amplify’s cybersecurity webinar features keynote speaker, Byron Franz, Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Byron’s presentation, “Protecting Wisconsin from the Cyber Threat”, will enlighten attendees to cybercrime activities happening right here, in our own community. Special Agent Franz shares what each of us need to do to better protect ourselves, our families, our equipment and our data online.
After our keynote speaker, join in the conversation to learn from Amplify’s Cybersecurity Experts. Together, we’ll address cybersecurity threats.
10:00 am – 10:10 am – Welcome from Amplify Oshkosh
10:10 am – 10:55 am – Keynote Presentation featuring Byron Franz
10:55 am – 11:15 am – Break and Amplify Trivia
11:15 am – 11:45 am – Cybersecurity Panel of Local Experts
- Keeping your family safe with Michael Sewall – Investigator at the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office
- Securing your finances with Matt Longmeyer – Information Technology Officer at Bank First
- Protecting your social media presence with Jim Dobinski – Founder and Managing Director at Stellar Blue Technologies
11:45 am – Noon – Panel Q&A and Wrap up
Thank you to our Watch IT Event Sponsors:
Featured Keynote Speaker
Byron Franz – Special Agent of the FBI
Byron Franz is a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and has worked national security matters for over 23 years. He currently serves on FBI Milwaukee’s Cyber Squad, where one of his responsibilities is to raise awareness of cyber and insider threats to business, academia, and state/local governments. He is FBI-certified to conduct cyber investigations and rated as proficient to work counterintelligence investigations by the U.S. Intelligence Community. He holds a B.A. in Russian and a law degree, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Local Cybersecurity Expert Panelists
Jim Dobinski – Founder and Managing Director at Stellar Blue Technologies
Jim Dobinski is the Founder and Managing Director at Stellar Blue Technologies. Jim has been able to combine his passion for technology with his corporate management experience by creating a virtual company composed of multiple innovative divisions. Jim has taken the best of what he’s learned in corporate America and combined that experience with his interpersonal skills to cultivate a business climate which recognizes and encourages the creative process amongst each talented member of the diverse Stellar Blue team.
Matt Longmeyer – Information Technology Officer at Bank First
Matt Longmeyer is a skilled Information Technology Professional and serves as the Information Technology Officer at Bank First. Over the past 8 years, he has provided oversight of technology operations, aided in the bank’s cybersecurity strategy, and led key information security initiatives throughout the organization. Matt enjoys exploring new technology, spending time outdoors, and golfing. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Networking and Security as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Technology Management; both from UW-Whitewater. Matt is also a graduate of the Bank Technology Management School from the Graduate School of Banking at the UW-Madison.
Mike Sewall – Investigator at the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office
Mike Sewall is an Internet Crimes against Children Investigator at the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office and an FBI Task Force Officer. Over the past 6 years Mike has conducted undercover investigations targeting the online exploitation of children. This includes child enticement, human trafficking and the distribution, manufacture and possession of child sexual abuse material. Mike currently serves on the FBI’s Violent Crimes against Children Unit as a Task Force Officer where their mission is to combat the exploitation of children all over the world. This task force is currently involved in a large scale international operation into the manufacture and distribution of child exploitation material. As an investigator at the Sheriff’s Office Mike deals primarily with crimes against children but also work closely with general detectives working on cases that involve high technology. Mike is also one of three investigators at the Sheriff’s Office trained to utilize our forensic software to image electronics for evidence in all types of cases.