2018 Chapter PD: Cybercrime Trends and Prevention & Fraud Investigations - November 17, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018


Registration & Buffet Breakfast: 8 am to 9 am
Speaker: 9.00 am to 12.00 pm
Break: 10.20 am to 10.35 am

Eaglequest Coyote Creek
7778 152nd Street
Surrey, BC V3S 3M4

CPD Hours: 3 Hours

Cost: $40 plus GST


Steve Wilson is the Managing Director of Hexigent Consulting Inc. He has been working in the cyber/digital forensics consulting industry with over 12 years of experience in providing digital forensics, cyber security, economic crime and risk mitigation strategic solutions.  Steve is also actively involved in the community and is the current President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a member of the Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers Association and the BC Elder Financial Abuse Prevention Action Group.

Steve has developed the recently launched Graduate Certificate Program on Forensic Investigation of Fraud and Financial Crime at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.  He is currently pursuing his PhD at Oxford University in the field of information governance and international public policy issues related to the internet.  He assists in the development of post-secondary training opportunities and provides engaging presentations at national industry events and conferences.

This seminar will be a divided into two parts.  In the first part, Steve will cover Emerging Cybercrime Trends and Prevention Best Practices.  During the second session, he will dive into the 21st Century Fraud Investigations using Innovation and Technology, using a case study.

Session 1 - Emerging Cybercrime Trends and Prevention Best Practices 

Steve will address the changing landscape of cybercrime.  As we continue to expand our global connectivity though a proliferation of devices cybercrime has become one of the main concerns facing organizations in Canada. From safeguarding personal information and preventing cyber theft, technology-related security is a top priority for everyone.  This presentation will introduce you to the changing trends in cybercrime and provide insight into technology-related best practices to help prevent cybercrime. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the changing landscape of cybercrime.

  • Identify the current cybercrime trends.

  • How cybercrime is changing organizational risks / potential damages.

  • Basic due diligence tips and techniques for cybercrime prevention.

Session 2 - 21st Century Fraud Investigations using Innovation and Technology, a case study 

It’s a fact that fraud is changing and we need to change and keep up with the current trends. Within this case study Steve will address the changing landscape of fraud including cyber fraud and the need for a new investigative techniques that are both innovative and technology focused.

From the latest in data analytics to new techniques in digital forensics, this presentation will introduce the audience to a new and innovative way at looking at how technology can aid in fraud investigations in the 21st Century. 


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Please contact CPABC Surrey/Langley/North Delta Chapter at or [email protected] for more information.