Workshop with Brett Johnson
Private Lunch with Brett
Session with Brett
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13:00, MAY 25TH






Who is Brett Johnson?

Brett Johnson, former US most wanted cybercriminal turned security consultant and public speaker. He is best known for his notorious activities as “The Original Internet Godfather,” where he specialised in identity theft and financial fraud. After being captured and serving time in prison, Johnson turned his life around and started working with the FBI to help them catch cybercriminals.

Since then, Johnson has become a leading expert in cybersecurity and identity theft, advising companies and organisations on protecting themselves from cyber attacks. He has been featured in numerous media outlets, including CNN, the New York Times, and the BBC, and has given keynote speeches at conferences worldwide. Brett will be speaker on Nordic IT Security Conference 2023.


Topics that Brett will talk about in Main Room:


Ddos attack from a criminal’s perspective!

Scandinavian critical infrastructure was attacked recently. They were hit by Ddos attack which included several hospitals in Denmark, SAS airlines Sweden, the national television broadcaster and many educational institutions including KTH.
• Awareness program to help understand the criminal mindset behind these attacks.
• Sharing best practices to avoid being the news.
• Building bridges between law enforcement, public organisations and private organisations to be better prepared.


“Understanding Cybercrime with The Original Internet Godfather” Most burning issues of the time in the cyberworld.

Dynamics of Cybercrime
Motivations of Cybercrime
  • Status
  • Cash
  • Idology
  • M.I.C.E. (Money, Ideology, Cash, Ego)
Who are the Attackers?
  • Criminals
  • Nations States
  • Terrorists
  • Hacktivists
  • Insiders
  • Hackers for Hire
  • Script Kiddies
Understand who is attacking you and why. You will then know the Persistence of the Attack.
What do Criminals Want?
  • Information
  • Access
  • Data
  • Cash
Design Security around Who the Attackers are and What they are Wanting.
The Cybercrime Triangle (Why it is never a single attacker)
  • Gathering Data
  • Committing the Crime
  • Cashing Out
  • Q&A
The Threat Landscape—Do Zero Days Matter?
  • 90%of Attacks use Known Exploits
  • 56% of Companies have experienced a breach caused by 3rd parties
  • 41% of Routers have the Default Password
  • 92% of Every Breach begins with a Phishing Attack
  • Q&A


Exclusive Private Lunch with Brett


The Current State of Cybercrime!

• Evolution of the Dark Web
- Friction and Telegram
• The Ukraine War
- Mixing Ideology with Traditional Financial Cybercrime Motivations
- Looking at the Railway attack and what it portends
• C.A.A.S. Cybercrime as a Service

Interview With Brett Johnson, March 2023

Join us for an exclusive interview with Brett Johnson, a former US most wanted cybercriminal who is now working hard as a good guy in the field of cyber security.

In this interview, we’ll hear directly from Brett about his experience as a cybercriminal, the consequences of his actions, and his new mission to educate others on the importance of cyber security. We’ll also get a chance to ask Brett questions about the latest trends in cyber security, and how to protect our data from malicious actors.

This is an interview you don’t want to miss. Learn from Brett’s mistakes and understand why cyber security is so important.

Brett Johnson Unique Perspective on Cybersecurity

Brett Johnson has made it his mission to help others avoid the mistakes he made. In addition to sharing his experiences with law enforcement agencies and security professionals, he has become a sought-after speaker and consultant for businesses seeking to protect themselves against cybercrime.

One of the ways Johnson is working to combat cybercrime is by speaking out against it. He is a passionate advocate for raising awareness about the dangers of cybercrime and educating the public on how to protect themselves. He believes that everyone has a responsibility to take steps to protect their digital assets and that businesses, in particular, must safeguard their customers’ data.


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