CEO Panel
January 16, 2019
Annual SFBI ” Heat” Networking Event at American Airlines Arena
March 26, 2019

Playing defense against sophisticated cyber criminals and fraudsters is too little and too late. To win, financial institutions must deploy proactive threat intelligence programs that detect threats with greater speed, accuracy, and effectiveness. Learn how to leverage the Deep and Dark Web to collect highly targeted and actionable threat intelligence.

What You Will Learn:

  • What is the “Digital Underground”? The “Dark Web”? The “Deep Web”? (see a LIVE demo of exclusive sources)
  • Who are the threat actors on the “Underground” targeting financial institutions?
  • How can I collect targeted & actionable intelligence on the “Underground”?
  • How do leading financial institutions leverage such intelligence to combat cyber crime and fraud?
  • What can financial institutions companies do to eliminate these threats?

Date: February 20, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cocktail Hour: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Miami Airport Hilton
5102 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126

Early registration on or before 2/18/19 at 5:00 pm:

Member $65.00
Non-Member $125.00

At door registration:

Member $100.00
Non-Member $160.00


Robert Villanueva, Executive Vice President Cyber Threat Intelligence Division of Q6 Cyber

Robert Villanueva currently leads the Cyber Threat Intelligence Division of Q6 Cyber.

Mr. Villanueva joined Q6 Cyber after 25 years of dedicated service in the United States Secret Service, where he specialized in transnational cybercrimes, access device fraud, network intrusions, and identity theft data breaches affecting the private sector. During his tenure, Mr. Villanueva was assigned to various offices, including Miami, Europe, Latin America, and Washington D.C., and served in both investigative and undercover capacities around the world. Mr. Villanueva founded the U.S. Secret Service’s Cyber Intelligence Section, which coordinates global cyber operations. Mr. Villanueva also headed the U.S. Secret Service’s Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force, which counts 800+ members from the private sector, academia
and local/federal law enforcement.

Mr. Villanueva has conducted extensive research on computer botnets and malware development attributed to foreign actors. He has led numerous projects for the U.S. Secret Service in partnership with Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, and various private sector companies.

Mr. Villanueva presently serves as an advisor to the Board of Directors of various organizations and universities, including Florida International University, The Florida International Security Association, The Florida International Banker’s Association and The International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators.