Scott Swantner

Scott Swantner

Director of Global Security - Western Union Digital Ventures, Western Union

Swantner coordinates the San Francisco Field Office Electronic Crimes Task Force and has been assigned to the San Francisco Field Office's Electronic Crimes Squad, Bay Area Identity Theft Strike Force and the Counterfeit Currency Squad of the U.S. Secret Service for the past seven years. Special Agent Swantner has conducted numerous investigations to include data breaches related to fraud, identity theft, access device fraud, check fraud, wire fraud and counterfeit currency. The Electronic Crimes Task Force is a 1000 member strong partnership between government, private industry and academia to combat electronic crime and help secure our nations critical infrastructure. Special Agent Swantner is also a certified computer and mobile device forensic examiner trained by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Special Agent Swantner is also trained to conduct audits and technical assessments of networked critical infrastructure and utilities to support Secret Service protective visits, events and venues through its Critical System Protection Program. Prior to joining the Secret Service, Special Agent Swantner was a U.S. Marine Officer for eight years.


Panel: The Apple vs. FBI Crypto Debate

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Joseph Burton - Duane Morris LLP, Elvis Chan - San Francisco Division, FBI, Mark Mao - Trautman Sanders, LLP, Jim Pflaging - Chertoff Group, Mathew J. Schwartz - DataBreachToday & Europe, Scott Swantner - Western Union  •   • 

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Investigations, Prosecutions and Working with Law Enforcement - The Legal Aspects of Incident Response

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Chris Calderon - U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Francoise Gilbert - Greenberg Traurig, TiTi Nguyen - California Dept of Justice, Scott Swantner - Western Union  •   • 

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