New York Chapter of the

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

The New York Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners sponsors events for our members and guests to help foster the goals of the chapter by educating members and raising awareness of fraud detection and fraud elimination.  Attendees can earn valuable CPE Credits for participating in some of these educational events sponsored by the Chapter.


NYCFE September 12th Seminar, 2CPEs

September 12, 2018
5:30 PM EDT to 8:00 PM EDT
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Battery Gardens
Opposite 17 State Street
New York, NY 10004

Registration is SOLD OUT!



The NYCFE is pleased to welcome Mr. Ondrej Krehel, CEO and Founder of LIFARS on September 12th, who will present on the topic of Cyberextortion Legal Implications


Seminar Summary:

Cyber extortion has reached new proportions, including six-figure ransomware payments. Given the high payoffs and typically low prosecution rates, these attacks are increasing.  This session will explore the forensic and legal implications of a current attacks for sectors such as healthcare, financial, and others. Issues for discussion include Office of Civil Rights proposal of treating a ransomware attack as a data breach, GDPR, various States and SEC actions, as well as practical advice for how to deal with various matters that emerge as a result of an attack.  The LIFARS team will share real stories of ransomware and cyberextortion digital forensic investigations.

From this session attendees will learn:

  1. The fundamental workings of cyberextortion forensic investigation.
  2. The incident response and legal implications of cyberextortion attacks.
  3. Alternative approaches to remediation and damage containment.


You will be entitled to 2 CPE credits if you attend this seminar!

  Seminar Location:

 Battery Gardens,

Inside Battery Park, Opposite 17 State Strreet, NYC

FULL 3-course Dinner with attendance 

including FREE Wine, Beer & Soda & hors d'oeuvres

Vegetarian meal available upon request


NYCFE Member Price (Special member rate subsided thanks to LIFARS):  $35

Non-NYCFE Members: $75


Seminar and Dinner with Open Bar

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.



(NYCFE is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.)


Ondrej Krehel’s Biography

Ondrej Krehel, CEO & Founder of LIFARS is recognized world-wide for his Digital Forensic expertise. He actively participates in many high-profile engagements around the world whereby his proprietary methodology is leveraged to achieve the most rapid root-cause analysis and remediation.

He’s the former Chief Information Security Officer of IDT911, the nation’s premier identity theft recovery and data breach management service. He previously led forensic investigations and cybersecurity consulting at Stroz Friedberg encompassing US government engagements and missions, including military cyber special operations.

With two decades of experience in computer security and forensics, Krehel has conducted a wide range of red team exercises, cyber resilience matters, investigations, including data breached through computer intrusions, theft of intellectual property, massive deletions, defragmentation, file carvings, anti-money laundering, financial fraud, mathematical modeling and computer hacking.

He holds an M.S. degree in Mathematical Physics from Comenius University in Bratislava and an Engineering Diploma from Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia. Krehel is a frequent speaker at industry events and author on matters related to information security and computer forensics.

Among other industry groups, he is a member of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), the Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC) and the International Council of Electronic Commerce (EC Council). He also is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), and a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). He is one of few to hold a Certified Ethical Hacker Instructor (CEI) accreditation, and to be authorized to lecture Ethical Hacking courses to both the government and private sector.

His work has received attention from CNN, ABC, BBC, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, among many others.



$35.00 Member Ticket for dinner event

$75.00 Non-member ticket for dinner event