High Technology Crime Investigation Association
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Silicon Valley Chapter Meeting
3000 Clearview Way
San Mateo, CA 94402
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
Category: Chapter Meeting


Patrick Bender, Senior Fraud Specialist at GoPro has over 3 years of fraud prevention experience at GoPro and 3 years as a Technical Support Representative working at a payment processor.

Coming from the farms of Oregon as a Ranch Hand and Carpenter. He ventured into Information Technology with an open mind and skeptical heart. Over time he realized the extent of Social Engineering within Customer Service and founded and developed battle-tested methods to prevent fraud in one of the weakest chains of any organization. It’s Customer Service Staff.


This talk will cover the following:

  • Pattern Analysis
  • Everyday OSINT Tools to Fight Fraudsters 
  • Metadata Analysis 
  • Image Forensics

Contact: Cynthia Navarro, HTCIA Silicon Valley Chapter President