JMA Hosts Cybersecurity Event

JMA Hosts Cybersecurity Event

By on Dec 10, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Johnson, Mackowiak & Associates, LLP hosted Cybersecurity for Today’s Digital World. Jarod Koopman, Director of Cyber Crime, Department of the Treasury IRS-Criminal Investigation was the guest speaker. Agent Koopman spoke to a group of about 70, educating them on protection of their intellectual property in today’s digital atmosphere. The event was held on Friday, December 7th at the Clarion Hotel in Dunkirk.

Jarod Koopman has been with the IRS since 2001. After completing the Accelerated Senior Leadership Program (ASLP) as a special agent in Rochester, NY, Koopman transferred to Washington DC as a senior analyst in refund crimes. There he focused on virtual currency and identity theft before being selected as the assistant special agent in charge for the Chicago Field Office. He was promoted to special agent in charge of the Detroit Field Office taking on the oversight and direction of all criminal investigative activities in the state of Michigan. In 2016, he was named director of cyber crime for the Department of the Treasury IRS-Criminal Investigation. In this role, he focuses on criminal investigation of cyber crime, and the oversight and management of cyber-related activities at the national level, interacting with HQ sections, senior leadership and both domestic and international law enforcement partners.

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