CINA Distinguished Speaker Series: Gurvais Grigg – “Deconstructing Cybercrime Through Blockchain Forensics”
August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tune in on Wednesday, August 31st at 12:00 p.m. when Gurvais Grigg, Global Public Sector Chief Technology Officer at Chainanalysis, Inc. will discuss “Deconstructing Cybercrime Through Blockchain Forensics”.
This presentation will outline trends in the illicit use of cryptocurrency and practical ways to incorporate this new asset class and solve cases.
Abstract: Digital assets are impacting the 21st century financial landscape and global blockchain adoption is accelerating. Increasingly, investigators are turning to blockchain analytics to solve complex financial crime cases and follow the money through cyberspace. To effectively meet this challenge, today’s investigators are growing their crypto-literacy and equipping themselves with the right data and tools to accelerate their investigations.
The hybrid event which will take place virtually via Zoom as well as on the George Mason University, Fairfax campus: Room 3301, Exploratory Hall, 10431 Rivanna River Way, Fairfax, VA 22030. The information to attend virtually will be sent to participants upon registering.
Gurvais C. Grigg is a recognized technology executive and thought leader with 28 years of public and private sector investigative and financial experience. As the Global Public Sector CTO for Chainalysis, Gurvais is responsible for connecting global governments with the cryptocurrency industry and data they need to manage risks and conduct effective investigations. He served 23 years as a Special Agent and executive for the FBI conducting and leading criminal and national security investigations and building state-of-the-art operational and technical capabilities to identify and track suspected terrorists, spies, and criminals and their finances. Gurvais is an Eagle Scout and the recipient of numerous awards including the Presidential Rank Award and the NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry with a minor in Spanish and a Masters in Homeland Security Management.