Brett Johnson | Boma France Festival | Sep 06, 2019

A Cybercriminal Explains How to Stop Cybercrime

Cybercrime costs the global economy $450 billion a year, and in many ways, Brett Johnson is responsible. He created and led the first organized cybercrime community. Known as ShadowCrew, it was the precursor to today’s dark web, and it made Johnson the most wanted cybercriminal in the U.S. Here, he explains how we can combat the increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals who exploit both code and human nature.

Brett Johnson was instrumental in the development of many types of online fraud, and he made a significant contribution to the development of modern cybercrime. After spending several years in prison, he founded AnglerPhish Security, where he works as a security consultant for a number of Fortune 500 companies.

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