Please join us as we learn about cyber trends and awareness. There will be discussion related to:
- Discussion of recent trends in cyber crime
- Practical suggestions for protecting your businesses from cyber threats
- What FBI Richmond is doing to combat cyber threats in Virginia
Supervisory Special Agent Chris Cope who began his Bureau career in 2009 working cyber criminal investigations in the New York field office. He was promoted to Cyber Division Headquarters in 2015, working national security cyber matters and becoming a Cyber Division liaison to the CIA. In 2019, Chris was promoted to Supervisor of the Richmond field office’s Cyber Squad, where he remains today. Chris holds a Master’s Degree in Cyber Security and a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice from Penn State University. Prior to the Bureau, Chris spent ten years as an Oracle Systems Administrator.
Special Agent Keith Scott who started with the FBI in June 2003 and has been assigned over the years to the Tampa Division's Orlando Resident Agency, to the Dallas Division, as a Supervisory Special Agent with the Operational Technology Division, and for the last 12 years to the FBI's Richmond Division's Cyber Squad. Before joining the FBI, SA Scott served as an Officer in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS CUSHING (DD 985) and the USS LAKE ERIE (CG 70), and then as a Senior Computer Scientist with the National Security Agency. SA Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Liberty University.
Many thanks to the Richmond Field Office of the FBI as well as the below Chambers of Commerce who have come together to offer this program for October's Cyber Security month: