Past Events

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Dangers of an EMP Attack on Critical Infrastructure

Recorded on March 16th, 2023
Presented by: Thomas Strickland
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Join Thomas Strickland, President and CEO of Hyper Critical Infrastructure, as he discusses the danger of electromagnetic pulse (EMP) events. Topics will include their projected likelihood, potential impact, and strategies and solutions to mitigate their effects. What would you do if you suddenly lost control of your critical infrastructure assets? What if most of the U.S. lost power and water for up to a year? Join Thomas as he outlines the steps you can take to help prevent the U.S. from entering a second Stone Age.

Physical Security Flaws in Plain Sight with Bill Gardner

Recorded on February 16th, 2023
Presented by: Bill Gardner
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Join Bill Gardner from Marshall University, as he shows us examples of physical security failures from the real world. Every day you may walk by multiple examples that are hiding in plain sight. Do you know where to look? Join us for the webinar and it may change the way you perceive the world around you.

Protecting Our Houses of Worship

Recorded on June 24th, 2021
Presented by: Rob Yandow

Acts of violence can occur at any House of Worship and can impact members of every faith. Whether targeted specifically to the house of worship or the result of carryover from another event, preparation is the key to protecting the house of worship and its members. This webinar will address the types of violence that can occur and what steps can be taken to prepare for, and respond to, hostile events. Examples of violence at houses of worship will be discussed along with the various motivating factors for the attackers.

Past Events

  • March 16th, 2023 - Dangers of an EMP Attack on Critical Infrastructure with Thomas Strickland
  • Feburary 16th, 2023 - Physical Security Flaws in Plain Sight with Bill Gardner
  • December 20th, 2022 - Rescheduled for 2023
  • November 21st, 2022 - Demystifying Zero Trust with Bill Gardner
  • November 13th-15th, 2022 - West Virginia Health Care Leadership Summit 2022
  • November 4th, 2022 - Columbus Cyber Security Summit 2022
  • Friday, October 21st-22nd, 2022 - SecureWV 13
  • Novemember 9th, 2021 - InfraGard Annual User Meeting - Phil Loftis and Mackenzie Monarko
  • September 1st, 2021 - You Are the Help Until Help Arrives - Rob Yandow and Mark Warren
  • June 24th, 2021 - Protecting Our Houses of Worship - Rob Yandow
  • May 26th, 2021 - Intro to CISA and Cybersecurity Resources - Ben Gilbert
  • April 14th, 2021 - I Did What I Believed Was Right - Bill Gardner
  • March 10th, 2021 - Safeguarding the Bioeconomy - Edward You
  • January 27th, 2021 - Greg Carden Presents: Introduction to CISA
  • November 18, 2020 - Machine Learning for SQL Injection Attack Detection by Tony Leonard
  • April 28th 2020 - Social Engineering in Non-Linear Warfare by Bill Garner
  • March 30th 2020 - FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Facility Tour
  • Feburary 26th, 2020 - Introduction to InfraGard® 2020 by Phil Loftis

FBI Videos

These videos have been produced by the FBI. IWVMA is providing links to these videos to facilitate IWVMA member education. IWVMA does not represent the FBI and does not take responsibility for the video content.

The Nevernight Connection
Produced by the FBI and inspired by true events (i.e., the espionage investigation and prosecution offormer CIA officer Kevin Mallory), The Nevernight Connection (26 minutes in length) details the fictional account of a former U.S. Intelligence Community official who was targeted by a foreign intelligence service via a fake profile on a professional networking site and recruited to turn over classified information.

The Company Man - Protecting America's Secrets
Produced by the FBI, The Company Man: Protecting America's Secrets (36 minutes in length) is based on an FBI economic espionage and theft of trade secrets investigation which involved the Pittsburgh Corning company. The successful investigation ended with the conviction of two People's Republic of China (PRC) subjects, who tried to buy trade secrets from a confidential human source (CHS) at Pittsburgh Corning; Pittsburgh Corning cooperated fully with the FBI.

Game of Pawns - The Glenn Duffie Shriver Story
Produced by the FBI, Game of Pawns (28 minutes in length) is based on the true story of Michigan college student Glenn Duffie Shriver, who was recruited by a Chinese intelligence service to spy on the U.S. Facing a potential 10-year sentence, Shriver pled guilty to one-count of conspiracy to provide national defense information (NDI) to intelligence officers of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and was sentenced to four years in prison.


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