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CyberCrime — CyberSecurity Speakers Bureau

Speakers on cybercrime and cybersecurity for your professional organization, business or consumer group.

Business Groups Professional Associations Bar Associations
Service Organizations Small Business Org’s Schools & Universities
Chambers of Commerce Rotary Clubs Civic Groups
Non-Profit Organizations Parent Associations Consumer Groups


Produced by ISSA-LA’s Financial Services Security Forum,  our free Speakers Bureau provides the Los Angeles community with expert speakers in the field of cybercrime and cybersecurity management.

Our free Speakers Bureau helps businesses, not-for-profits, schools, government agencies and consumers effectively meet the challenges of cybercrime and other threats to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.

  • Understand the risk of cyber crime
  • Learn how to to stay safe in cyberspace
  • Learn how users are the weakest link, actually opening the door to cyber criminals
  • Become familiar with cyber security laws and legal obligations
  • Learn what to do if you think you’re a victim


ISSA-LA’s Financial Services Security Forum, is a collaboration of Los Angeles financial institutions and law enforcement organizations working together to better secure and protect the Los Angeles community from cybercrime. The Forum is part of ISSA-LA’s It takes the village to secure the village SM  Community Outreach Program. For more on the Forum, please see our article in Los Angeles Business Journal.


Some of Our Distinguished Speakers

Jimmy Garcia, MITRE Corporation, Information Security Outreach

  • Jimmy Garcia has 27 years of law enforcement experience with the last 22 years at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office – Bureau of Investigations.  The last 14 years of his 27 years in law enforcement was spent in cyber investigations.  He started out as a computer forensic examiner and spent the last seven years as the High Tech Lieutenant over three cyber squads.  He was the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) International President for 2014.  He retired from the District Attorney’s Office in November of 2014 and is now a MITRE Corporation employee contracted out to the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Topics
    • Cyber Threatscape
    • Trending cyber threats

Stan Stahl, Ph.D., President, Citadel Information Group

  • Dr. Stahl is President of Citadel Information Group, an information security management services firm delivering Information Peace of Mind ® to business and the not-for-profit community. Stan was recently invited to join the California Cybersecurity Task Force convened jointly by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and the California Department of Technology.
  • Topics
    • Financial Implications of Cybercrime: Meeting the Challenge of Security in the Cyber-Age
    • Personal Guide to Staying Safe in Cyber-Space
    • It Takes the Village to Secure the Village SM
    • We the People: Meeting the Challenges of Security and Privacy in the Cyber-Age


Mark Stevens, Lieutenant, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Frau & Cyber Crimes Bureau

  • Lt. Stevens is a 32 year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He served as the project director of the Southern California High Tech Crimes Task Force for 18 months and is currently the Operations and Special Projects Lieutenant for the Department’s Fraud and Cyber Crimes Bureau. He has an extensive background in law enforcement training and has worked with colleges and universities to develop training for police officers, including courses in cybercrime investigation.
  • Topic:  Cybercrime and Identity Theft Trends and Awareness – A talk on trends occurring in the areas of technology, cybercrime, identity theft, and mobile phone safety, to provide a better understanding of the issues and provide techniques to prevent one from becoming a victim.

To Schedule a Talk to Your Organization

Please contact Gloria Marin-Diaz of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  Ms. Marin-Diaz can be reached via email at [email protected] or (562) 906-5433.


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