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join us for an intimate discussion with supervisory special agent brad carpenter from the FBI cyber division, who will discuss the tools and techniques used by criminals to attack asset managers of all sizes.




October 24, 2019 | Axos Bank | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. eastern

Have you ever clicked on an email only to learn later that your “CLICK” was the reason your company was hacked? Chances are that if it wasn’t you – you know of a person or organization that has had their e-mail compromised. E-mail phishing attacks are an epidemic that seems to have no end in sight. However, there are ways to mitigate your risk and protect your reputation (not to mention prevent a successful wire fraud). If you want to learn about how to protect yourself and your organization from exposure to future cybersecurity breaches, this event is for you.

SSA Brad Carpenter from the FBI Cyber Division will share with you how the criminals are targeting you and using your information to enrich themselves. We’ll also discuss some simple techniques to protect yourself and shield your organization from the many threats that are currently evolving as criminals become more emboldened. 


Request an Invitation

Currently, we are accepting invitations from emerging and established fund managers, and allocators. If you are a provider and would like to request an invitation, we will reach out to you if availability opens up. This event is closed to press.

Expert Panelists


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Brad Carpenter | Supervisory Special Agent | FBI Cyber Division

Brad Carpenter is a Supervisory Special Agent with FBI Cyber Division and currently manages FBI Cyber Operations at the National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) office in New York City. As an FBI Special Agent for over 14 years, he has been responsible for investigating computer intrusions targeting the financial sector, cyber crime, and various financial crimes to include money laundering and terrorist financing.
Prior to his current role, he managed cyber investigations for FBI New York and also was the FBI New York Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) Coordinator, responsible for the incident response to terrorist threats throughout New York City and at high profile Special Events. During his tenure with the FBI, Mr. Carpenter has also been assigned to the FBI Boston Field Office, FBI Counterterrorism Division in Washington DC, US Embassy London, and several other international deployments. As an FBI Instructor, he has conducted domestic and international trainings on Cyber Crime, Anti-Money Laundering, and Terrorist Financing. Mr. Carpenter was a business development professional in the IT Sector, servicing Fortune 500 companies prior to his appointment as an FBI Special Agent.
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Michael Brice | Founder | BW Cyber Services

Michael Brice is the Founder and President of BW Cyber Services – a boutique consulting firm founded in 2016 that provides security compliance and related cybersecurity forensic solutions for asset managers and related financial services organizations. Michael has more than 30 years providing technology, security, and related cybersecurity consulting solutions for multiple industries, including deep commercial experience in the financial services industry as well as classified government operations.
After graduating from college in 1987, he served as an officer in the US Marine Corps where he received specialized training by the National Security Agency in Signals Intelligence. During his tenure in the Marine Corps, he served over seven months in Saudi Arabi and Kuwait during the First Gulf War.
Upon departure from the military, he has held executive positions leading IT strategy, security, and related enterprise software services for blue chip consultancies and publicly traded corporations including Principal at Booz-Allen, Partner at Unisys Corp, Sr. Director at Infor, and Chief Information Officer at the Industrial Distribution Group, Inc. As the co-founder of BW Cyber Services, Michael has led cyber-consulting and related forensic investigative services to multiple NFA & SEC Members (to include family offices) that span from the emerging manager to one of the largest hedge funds in the world.

Michael is an avid outdoorsman and private pilot. He also actively supports various public speaking events related to cybersecurity – with a focus on the tools and techniques utilized by criminal to successfully effect wire transfer frauds against high wealth asset managers, family offices, and investors.



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John S. Lore, Esq. | Managing Partner | Capital Fund Law Group

Mr. Lore advises emerging fund managers throughout the United States, Europe, and the Middle-East in forming and operating real estate funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, and other alternative funds using varied strategies; including equity, fixed income, distressed debt, and sector funds. Additionally, Mr. Lore advises real estate funds during the soft-commitment pre-capital raising stage.
Mr. Lore has advised hundreds of investment fund managers and real estate fund sponsors on all aspects of their business, from capital raising and fund formation to implementation of their business models. His representation of a broad range of managers allows him to keep abreast of emerging trends, regulations, and key business issues in the capital-raising process.
Mr. Lore is a frequent speaker at investment management events in the U.S. and Europe, and some of the world's leading universities. Mr. Lore is regularly called on to provide insights on emerging hedge fund and private equity legal topics to institutional investors and is quoted in more than 100 media articles in over a dozen countries.
Before founding Capital Fund Law Group, Mr. Lore practiced corporate and securities law at reputable law firms, including the private securities department of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in the New York City and Moscow offices.