Rising Menace: Cybercrime, Nation-States and the Evolving Threat Landscape
Closing Keynote

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Starts: April 9, 2024 4:00 pm
Ends: 5:00 pm
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Rising Menace: Cybercrime, Nation-States and the Evolving Threat Landscape

The Closing Keynote Panel titled “Rising Menace: Cybercrime, Nation-States, and the Emerging Threat Landscape” aims to delve into the complex and rapidly evolving world of cyber threats. As technology continues to advance at an unprecedented pace, so does the sophistication and magnitude of cyber threats faced by governments, organizations, and individuals worldwide. This panel brings together distinguished experts from various disciplines to shed light on the multifaceted nature of cybercrime, explore the involvement of nation-states in cyber operations, and examine the emerging threat landscape.

During the panel discussion, our esteemed speakers will share their insights, experiences, and research findings related to the interplay between cybercrime and nation-state activities as well as other bad actors around the globe. They will delve into the motives, tactics, and techniques employed by nation-states and criminal organizations, highlighting the emerging trends that are shaping the future of cybersecurity. Through thought-provoking presentations and interactive discussions, the panelists will address pressing issues such as state-sponsored hacking, information warfare, economic espionage and growing risks associated with critical infrastructure.

The session will explore the challenges face by governments, law enforcement agencies, and cybersecurity professionals in combating cyber threats. It will provide a platform for participants to understand the complexities of the threat landscape and develop strategies to enhance cyber resilience at organizational levels. Additionally, the panelists will examine the implications of emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, and their potential impact on cybercrime capabilities.


Justin Camp

Senior Special Agent, Digital Forensics/Network Intruision Investigations - Homeland Security

Experienced criminal Investigator with over 20 years working in law enforcement. Experienced in network intrusion investigations, digital forensics, cyber fraud investigations, financial fraud investigations, physical and personal security, and security operations.

Robert Price

Supervisory Special Agent - Tampa Division

FBI Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Robert K. Price manages the FBI’s Cyber/Computer Intrusion Program for the Tampa Division, covering the Middle District of Florida. He holds a BS in Management and a MS in Information and Communication Sciences from Ball State University. He entered on duty with the FBI in 2004 and served in Fresno and Los Angeles California, investigating a variety of Criminal and National Security Cyber matters, as well as violent crimes and acts of terrorism against U.S. persons and U.S. interests in Southeast and South Asia. Mr. Price has served in the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters where he also managed the FBI’s Cyber Action Team. In 2013, he served a long-term assignment as the Cyber Assistant Legal Attaché (ALAT) in Belgrade, Serbia. In 2017, he was selected to serve as the Assistant Legal Attaché in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, where he was responsible for all FBI operations in seven Caribbean nations. In July 2020, Mr. Price assumed leadership of the Lakeland Resident Agency and in August 2021 he was asked to lead the Tampa Cyber Investigations squad. He has represented the FBI in more than twenty countries and has been involved in the FBI’s response to several high-profile terrorist attacks. From 2008 until his appointment to Port of Spain, he was a senior member of the Los Angeles FBI Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team. Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Price was an Associate Laboratory Manager and Adjunct Professor at Ball State University where he taught Advanced Computer Internetworking at the Master level.