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IT Fraud Panel 2020

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

FREE for GWDC Members, and $20 for Non-Members
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IT Fraud Panel 2020 Hosted by ISACA Greater Washington DC, in association with Washington Metro Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

IT Fraud Panel 2020 - Event Description

The opportunity and incentive to commit fraud on information technology systems has grown.  Incidents of information technology being maliciously exploited reduces confidence and trust in the attacked organization’s security and operations.  Join the IT Fraud Panel 2020 hosted by the ISACA Greater Washington DC and Washington Metro Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to discuss IT fraud, including how to prevent and respond to them.

IT Fraud Panel 2020 - Learning Objectives

- Learn types of information technology fraud, their risks and implications
- Learn how to prevent and mitigate information technology fraud
- Understand leading practices for responding to incidents involving information technology fraud

- 3:00 to 3:05 PM: Event Introduction
- 3:05 to 4:00 PM: Preventing IT Fraud (Understand information technology fraud and how can they be prevented)
- 4:00 to 4:05 PM: Break
- 4:05 to 5:00 PM: Responding to IT Fraud (Discuss leading practices for responding to information technology fraud incidents)

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IT Fraud Panel 2020 - Meet the Panelists


Marianne Roth

Chief Risk Officer; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Preventing IT Fraud Panelist

Marianne Roth is the first Chief Risk Officer for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and manages its Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program. Recently, Marianne received the Theodore Roosevelt Leadership in Government Award in the “Visionary” category for her work in implementing ERM at CFPB.  Prior to CFPB, Marianne served as the Branch Manager for ERM at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).  She oversaw all ERM activities at TSA and led the agency’s efforts to significantly mature its ERM program.  Marianne was the Director of the DHS Efficiency Review in the Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security. She has worked for various consulting firms including BearingPoint and Booz Allen Hamilton where she led many complex process improvement engagements for diverse Federal clients.  Marianne holds a MA in Political Science from the University of Connecticut and a BA in Government from Franklin and Marshall College.


Sangeeta Saraf

Senior Fraud Program Manager; Bureau of the Fiscal Service

Preventing IT Fraud Panelist

Sangeeta Saraf has over 20 years of experience in program management, information technology management, IT security, fraud risk management, and data analytics solutions working with public and private sector. Recently, she has been the Senior Fraud Program Manager at the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS), Department of Treasury for over 2 years where she established and leads an enterprise fraud risk management program. This program proactively combats fraud in the bureau’s operations and services, which includes $30 Trillion in transactions over disbursing payments, collecting revenues, conducting auctions for treasury securities and government-wide accounting. Prior to BFS, Sangeeta served 6 years as the Chief Information Officer for the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), where she led the information technology division to provision IT resources and services to meet the mission of the organization toward recovery of more than $10 Billion from TARP investigations.


Erick Zenteno

Benefits Delivery Protection & Remediation, Department of Veteran Affairs

Preventing IT Fraud Panelist

Erick Zenteno has been working in different military and government roles, for over 13 years.  Most recently, Erick is the lead analyst and acquisition strategist for the Department of Veterans Affairs Fraud Prevention Services Program.  The Department of Veterans Affairs paid over $100B in benefits in Fiscal Year 2019.  Erick is responsible for leading the efforts to avoid improper payments and spearheading the initiatives to improve business processes and systems to implement data analytics capabilities across the Department of Veterans Affairs to address fraud, waste, and abuse.  He served honorably in the United States Marine Corps for four years and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a minor in Business Administration from Chapman University.   


Crystal Wolf

Director; Guidehouse

Preventing IT Fraud Moderator

Crystal Wolf is a Director with Guidehouse’s Financial Services Advisory and Compliance practice, where she has spent the entirety of her career. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM). As a consultant, Ms. Wolf advises her clients in areas of risk management, internal control, and audit readiness and remediation. She provides advisory services on emerging topics such as system controls, fraud, and enterprise risk management. Ms. Wolf has her Bachelor in Business Administration and Master in Science in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.

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Stacey Ferris

Federal Consulting

Responding to IT Fraud Moderator

Stacey Ferris is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Public Accountant with nearly a decade in forensic and compliance audits and expert witness support.  She is a co-author on a NIST-sponsored study entitled  “Economic Impact of the Advanced Encryption Standard 1996 – 2017” and has a deep interest in how new and developing technologies such as AI, blockchain, and quantum computing will affect the fields of audit, fraud examination, IT auditing and cybersecurity. She has been a member of the National ACFE since 2010, and received her certification in 2013 after completing a Masters of Accountancy program with a concentration in forensic accounting.

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Michael Pocalyko

Chief Executive Officer; Special Investigations Limited Company (SI)

Responding to IT Fraud Panelist

Michael Pocalyko is CEO of SI, a professional services firm and government contractor in the investigations, intelligence, and cyber sectors, operating business units SPECINV - Special Investigations and SI Cyber worldwide. He is a four-time corporate chair, was CEO of Monticello Capital, and has been a corporate director of public and private companies in the financial services, medical, biotechnology, Internet, steel, environmental, security, and engineering services industries. He is a CFE, licensed investigator, Sarbanes-Oxley audit committee financial expert and Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He served as a gubernatorial appointee in the administrations of two successive Virginia governors from both political parties. He was chief of staff of a DOD agency and twice commanded military units, a Navy pilot, commander, and Beirut veteran. A bestselling novelist, author of THE NAVIGATOR from Macmillan, he earned degrees from Muhlenberg, Harvard, and Wharton.

Steven Burke

Steven Burke

Special Agent-in-Charge; U.S. Department of Transportation (Office of Inspector General, Data Analytics and Computer Crimes)

Responding to IT Fraud Panelist

Seven Burke is currently the Special Agent in Charge of the United States Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General, Data Analytics, and Computer Crimes. In this capacity, Steven Burke manages and coordinates many extremely complex, technical, and highly sensitive criminal investigations of national and international suspects involving network intrusions, identity theft, malware distribution, money laundering, and wire fraud for all of the U.S. Department of the Transportation’s computer systems and affected U.S. taxpayers. Along with the management of these highly sensitive criminal investigations, Steven Burke also conducts computer forensic examinations and analysis of digital evidence of computer systems and network witness devices for evidence of criminal acts committed against the U.S. government and U.S. taxpayers. Steven Burke has been conducting cybercrime investigations and computer forensics examinations for the past 25 years.

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Paul Conlon

Assistant Inspector General for Investigations; Federal Housing Finance Agency

Responding to IT Fraud Panelist

Paul Conlon is the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (AIGI) with the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Office of Inspector General (FHFA-OIG)and has served in a variety of roles since the creation of FHFA-OIG in January 2011. With the Council of Inspectors General for Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) he’s been the chair and vice-chair of the AIGI Subcommittee that advises the CIGIE Investigation’s Committee and has also served as the chair of the Investigations Subcommittee of the CIGIE IT Committee. Prior to joining FHFA-OIG he was part of the management team that created the investigations program at the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Before that, Paul worked as a Special Agent focusing on CyberCrime and IT Specialist with two other federal law enforcement organizations and also served as a Professional Staff member for a United States Senate Committee.

IT Fraud Panel 2020 - Instruction Delivery:
- Group Live (Due to COVID-19, this training will be delivered via Zoom).
- Prior to the event, participants must install the Zoom app in their respective devices. Participants using the web-based Zoom or calling via the phone may not be entitled to CPE credits.
- Participants must respond to all the poll questions via the Zoom polling feature or chat log in order to receive NASBA CPE credits.
- ISACA Greater Washington DC and Washington Metro Association of Certified Fraud Examiners will not be responsible for the participant’s inability to respond to the polls.

- The event is free for all ISACA Greater Washington DC and Washington Metro Association of Certified Fraud Examiners chapter members.
- Non-chapter members: $20

CPE Credit Hours: 2.00 [Specialized knowledge (fraud-related)]

NASBA Sponsor ID: 129235

Program level:  Basic

Program prerequisite and advance preparation:  not applicable

For registrants to receive a full refund, they must cancel their registration two business days before the event.   If the event must be cancelled, registrants will be notified via email as soon as possible and will be entitled to a full refund.  For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints, you may contact programs@isaca-gwdc.org.

ISACA Greater Washington DC  and Washington Metro Association of Certified Fraud Examiners are registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE cred


November 5
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
FREE for GWDC Members, and $20 for Non-Members
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