Do you know the difference between a static IP address and a dynamic IP address? Can you identify an IPv4 address from an IPv6 address? Do you even know where that string of numbers and periods comes from? This plain-language presentation will clarify the fundamental aspects of Internet Protocol and IP addresses. The informative session will delve into the significance of IP addresses and their role in facilitating communication across the Internet. Upon the conclusion of the presentation attendees will have a better understanding of the technical aspect of an IP address and how they are used by computer devices to communicate. This talk will directly relate to conducting investigations of Internet facilitated crimes where IP addresses are to be considered as technical leads.
Matt Dotts is the Information Security Awareness Officer for Mid Penn Bank and MPB Financial where his responsibilities include facilitating cybersecurity training and education programs for both internal and external stakeholders of the organizations.
Matt came to Mid Penn Bank after serving twenty-four years in law enforcement where he specialized in investigating cyber and financial crimes and spent time assigned to an FBI cybercrime task force. He holds industry-recognized certifications including the Certified Financial Crime Investigator (CFCI) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH). Additionally, he has a master’s degree in criminal justice with a degree concentration in Digital Forensics.
Outside of his duties for Mid Penn Bank, Matt is an adjunct instructor of Criminal Justice at the Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC). He frequently lectures to private, civic, and business groups about cyber-financial crimes, Internet security, and the criminal use of technology.
Recorded on Tue, Sep 26, 2023 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT