FBI Cyber Division Releases Alert MC-000060-MW Regarding Criminal Activity via Point of Sale (PoS) Malware

Yesterday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division released Alert Number MC-000060-MW regarding continued use of PoS malware by cybercriminals in a number of restaurants, casinos, hotels, and resorts. The networks are infected to extract credit card data, which is spread through criminal circles and used for financial gain.

The alert was released as TLP:Green and the details of the alert, including useful information for potential networks subject to malware can be shared with clients and contacts, but not via publicly accessible channels. For this information or on ways to monitor and/or respond to cybercrime, please contact me at braden@kennyhertzperry.com, or online at Kennyhertz Perry, LLC.

Braden Perry to Speak on CFTC Dodd-Frank Title VII Market Reform

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, asked Braden Perry, former Senior Trial Attorney at the CFTC and founder of the Kansas City-based Kennyhertz Perry law firm to speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “CFTC’s Financial Market Reform in 2015: Boon or Bane? Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 15, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET).

Mr. Perry will be part of a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will provide an overview and discussion of the latest changes to The Dodd-Frank Act that affect Financial Market Reform.

Braden Perry Featured on McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute Podcast Discussing CFTC Case against Kraft and Mondelez

McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute President John Kingston recently spoke with Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry, a former senior trial attorney at the CFTC, about the meaning of this battle between a regulator and a large end user and participant in the commodities market.  The McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute’s mission is to support the advancement of open and transparent capital and commodity markets, increased economic opportunity for individuals, communities and nations and to address other societal issues and trends contributing to global growth and prosperity.

To listen to the podcast, visit https://www.mhfi.com/about/Global-Institute/white-papers/Kraft-vs-the-CFTC.html.

Kennyhertz Invited to Address FastTrac NewVenture Entrepreneurs

John Kennyhertz of Kennyhertz Perry has been invited to address this season’s FastTrac® NewVenture™ entrepreneurs.  FastTrac is a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and brought to Kansas City by the UMKC Small Business & Technology Development Center in partnership with University of Missouri Extension.

In FastTrac NewVenture, aspiring business owners look at all aspects of their proposed companies, explore the feasibility of their business concept, and learn how to develop a viable business plan.  Participants address start-up issues such as assessing the competition, legal matters, marketing and financial management aspects of business ownership.  John will use his legal expertise to introduce the class to the basics of entity selection, first contract issues, and first employee considerations.