|| May 9-11, 2002
at The John Marshall Law School,
Marc D. Goodman
Marc Goodman is the Senior Managing Director of the Digital Security
and Investigations Group of Decision Strategies. He has extensive international
experience on matters relating to cybercrime and information security.
Mr. Goodman is the former officer-in-charge of the Los Angeles Police
Department's Internet Unit, LAPDOnline. A veteran police officer, he has
worked in patrol, investigations, internal affairs, high-tech crime and
undercover vice operations. During Mr. Goodman's 12 years of service,
he received more than 75 citations for bravery, investigative skill, community
service, exemplary leadership, and dedication to duty.
Mr. Goodman has worked extensively with Interpol, the International Criminal
Police Organization, headquartered in Lyon, France. While at Interpol,
Mr. Goodman coordinated and managed Interpol's program on Criminal Threats
to Electronic Commerce. In that role, he helped Interpol develop its global
strategy on e-commerce crime and represented Interpol in Vienna at the
United Nations Conference on Crimes Related to the Computer Network. In
December 2000, Mr. Goodman was asked by the Interpol Secretariat to serve
as the co-chair of Interpol's 4th International Conference on Cybercrime.
Mr. Goodman has also served as a policy advisor to the Under Secretary
of the U.S. Department of Treasury (Enforcement) on issues related to
computer fraud, financial crime, money laundering, gun trafficking and
smuggling. While working for the federal government, Mr. Goodman advised
the Secretary and Under Secretary of the Treasury on law enforcement matters
involving the Secret Service, the Customs Service, the Bureau of Alcohol,
Tobacco and Firearms, and the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Division.
Mr. Goodman consults frequently with police forces and governments in
Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa on a variety of topics related to cybercrime
and information security. Recently, Mr. Goodman was asked by the U.S.
Department of State to train the Royal Oman Police in Muscat in computer
crime investigation. In addition, Mr. Goodman was awarded the Medal of
Appreciation from the Government of India and their Central Bureau of
Investigation (CBI) in recognition of his assistance to the CBI in combating
cybercrime and fraud.
In the United States, Mr. Goodman has provided expert training on cybercrime
to special agents of the U.S. government, including those in the Federal
Bureau of Investigation, the Secret Service, and the Drug Enforcement
Agency. He has also instructed experienced investigators on Internet fraud
at the FBI academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Mr. Goodman serves as a member of the Secret Service's New York Electronic
Crimes Task Force. In addition, he is a founding member of the American
Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International's Cyber Threats Task
Force and was recently invited by the United States National Institute
of Justice to participate in its Electronic Crime Partnership Initiative.
Mr. Goodman has testified before the California legislature as an expert
witness on high-tech crime. In Spring 1999, Mr. Goodman and his colleagues
at Stanford University assisted the Director of the U.S. Critical Infrastructure
Assurance Office (CIAO) with his review of America's National Information
Systems Protection Plan.
Mr. Goodman served as a Visiting Fellow at both the Hoover Institution
and at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation.
He currently is a faculty member for the University of Dayton's School
of Law where he co-teaches an online course on cybercrime. Mr. Goodman
has also researched computer crime at the London School of Economics'
Computer Security Research Centre.
Mr. Goodman is experienced in media relations, having been interviewed
by CNN, the BBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, the Voice of America, the Los Angeles
Times, Le Monde, NHK Japan and Radio Oman, among others.
Mr. Goodman holds a B.A. in sociology (with honors) from Brandeis University;
a Master of Public Administration (with honors), from Harvard University's
John F. Kennedy School of Government; and an M.Sc. in the Management of
Information Systems from the London School of Economics & Political
Science. He has also completed coursework at Harvard Law School and the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management. Mr.
Goodman is qualified in computer forensics and the investigation of Internet
crime by the U.S. National Institute of Justice (SEARCH). Mr. Goodman
speaks fluent French and Spanish.
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