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Cybersecurity Expert to Discuss Threats, Protection

January 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Everyone knows about the high-profile data breaches at numerous companies such as Equifax, Yahoo and Home Depot. Today’s technology makes every company a target. The St. Louis chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) will present a program on cybersecurity to avoid such catastrophic breaches. Larry McClain, director of digital forensic services for SpearTip LLC, will discuss the threats and necessary steps to protect vital systems and information.

The program will present information on adversaries, the threat landscape, protection methods and executive accountability. Case histories on business email compromises and ransomware will be shared as well. Larry McClain oversees forensic services for SpearTip, a cybersecurity and counterintelligence firm. McClain has more than 23 years of experience in law enforcement and computer forensics. This experience includes 12 years in the Criminal Investigation Division for the O’Fallon, MO, Police Department, and more than eight years with the Regional Computer Crime Education Enforcement Group based in Clayton, MO.

About IFMA St. Louis

IFMA St. Louis offers its members a learning and networking environment among its diverse membership, and supplies its members with the tools to achieve their professional goals. Started in 1985, IFMA St. Louis has more than 250 members representing small and Fortune 500 companies throughout the region. Considered a leader among local chapters, IFMA St. Louis holds monthly programs to enhance members’ knowledge and provide networking opportunities. IFMA members also value their membership as a way to build their careers, seek counsel and advice from other facility management professionals, access a variety of resources and achieve professional certification. Represented in 134 chapters and 16 councils worldwide, IFMA members manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than $526 billion in products and services. For more information, visit



January 17, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


International Facility Management Association
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Webster University – Arcade Building Branch
812 Olive
St. Louis, MO 63101 United States
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