Cyber Keynotes with Michael Bazzell

Michael Bazzell has delivered over 300 live keynotes over the past decade for companies of all sizes. He presents a unique perspective on cybercrime from his twenty-year career as a government computer crime investigator. His sessions involve actual live demonstrations in real-time instead of constant PowerPoint. In 2018, he revamped his entire arsenal of topics, which can be found below. Please Contact Us to book him.

Protecting Your Organization from Cyber-Crime

This session focuses on recent trends of online fraud, computer intrusion, and ways that suspects steal valuable data from your company. The presentation includes the details of how hackers commit their crimes and what every employee must do to protect company assets. The audience will learn immediately how password hacking, email phishing, telephone attacks, social engineering, and online devices are an emerging threat against every business. Live examples of 'hacking' into information will surprise the audience, while detailed solutions will be displayed on how to stop the threats. Your employees will easily modify a few key online habits that will help protect your organization from the next attack.

Minimum Length: 1 Hour
Maximum Length: 2 Hours

Securing Your Digital Life

This session focuses on the numerous ways that suspects steal your personal information and explains how they benefit from the data obtained. The presentation includes live demonstrations of how you and your family are likely to be attacked and the easy steps that anyone can take to prevent becoming a victim. The audience will learn immediately how to properly create and store passwords, generate proper online security questions, secure their home computers from online threats, and apply better overall defensive behavior in regards to technology in the home. Attendees will learn how most hackers can access personal online accounts with only one attempt. More importantly, they will learn how to stop the intrusion.

Minimum Length: 1 Hour
Maximum Length: 2 Hours

Advanced Internet Search Techniques

We have all "Googled" someone and received varied results. This data is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to proper internet search. This presentation will show the audience how to "dig" into the internet for personal information about themselves, their children, or others. While popular sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are covered in great detail, including the ability to access data thought to be private, the presentation goes much deeper into the vast resources available online for researching personal information. The content gathered will give a surprising glimpse of what anyone with an internet connection can find out about you! Each presentation is custom tailored for the audience, and can be very beneficial for conducting background checks, employee screening, customer acquisition, and any type of investigation. Lifetime use of custom search tools will be provided to all attendees.

Minimum Length: 1 Hour
Maximum Length: 4 Hours

Books are an optional purchase as part of the live presentation or training session. Each member of the audience can take home a book authored by the presenter and related to the event at a minimal cost. Contact Us for more details.

Michael Bazzell's Bio

Michael Bazzell has been investigating computer crimes on behalf of the government for over 20 years. During the majority of that time, he was assigned to the FBI’s Cyber Crimes Task Force where he focused on various online investigations and open source intelligence (OSINT) collection. As an active investigator, he has been involved in numerous major criminal investigations including online child solicitation, child abduction, kidnapping, cold-case homicide, terrorist threats, and computer intrusions. He has trained thousands of individuals in the use of his investigative techniques. He also served as the technical advisor for the first season of the television show "Mr. Robot". His books "Open Source Intelligence Techniques" and "Hiding from the Internet" have been best sellers in both the United States and Europe.



Video Presentations

Many organizations prefer a recorded video presentation that can be delivered in a live setting or transmitted through their internal network. We can create a custom training presentation focused specifically toward your industry, outlining the latest threats targeting you. This video is your property for unlimited usage, at a small portion of the cost of a live event. Contact Us for further details.


Photo Policy

Due to Michael's previous work, he does not publish any personal photos. If you need a photo to place in promotional material, we hold license to this file (FULL LINK):


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