Ep. 42: The World of Crime and Cryptocurrencies

July 30, 2018
Hosted by George Rettas

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Eric Huber, the Vice President of International and Strategic Initiatives at the National White Collar Crime Center joins host George Rettas to talk about Crime and Cryptocurrencies. Eric taps his extensive Cyber Crime and Investigations experience in the Cyber Security space to talk about the history of virtual currencies, how blockchain technology is developing, he explains what a 51% percent attack is, and he explains what people mean when they refer to the Internet 2.0. Eric also opines the difference between privacy coins and stable coins, he explains what Monero is and how criminals are using it, and provides his predictions on the future of crypto crimes and what law enforcement needs to do to investigate these complex anonymous transactions. Don't miss this fascinating look into the world of crime and cryptocurrencies from one of the most experienced Cyber Crime Professionals at the NWC3 on this week's episode of Task Force 7 Radio - the Voice of Cyber Security.

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George Rettas

George Rettas

George Rettas is one of the most well-known cyber security professionals in the world with extensive experience practicing cyber security in both the public and private sectors, Mr. Rettas is a serial entrepreneur, serving as the CEO and President of Task Force 7 Radio, LLC, and Task Force 7 Technologies, Inc. a company focusing on building the world’s first and only Professional Cyber Security Social Network. Mr. Rettas is also the President and CEO of Code X Entertainment, LLC, a company focused on producing television, movies, literary, digital, and merchandising products.

Mr. Rettas has worked for 12 years as a Managing Director and Partner in some of the world’s largest financial institutions holding executive management positions in cyber security operations, administration, and program management functions. He created the first Cyber Security Intelligence function in the financial services sector and detected some of the most prolific breaches in recent history, including Target breach and the JPMorgan Chase breach.

Mr. Rettas also served as a former Special Agent with the United States Secret Service, where he was the co-founder of the Newark Field Office Electronic Crimes Task Force. He is the author of the first Title III Wire Tap on an internet-facing computer network in United States history and he worked what is considered the most prolific criminal investigation in the history of the Secret Service in “Operation Firewall."

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July 2018

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