About the Speaker
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    Travis Kaylor
    Sr. Special Agent, Boston Field Office, U.S. Secret Service

    Senior Special Agent Travis Kaylor has spent the last 22 years in a variety of roles both domestic and abroad, focused on the dual mission of the United States Secret Service across both protection and investigations. He began his career as a Uniformed Division Officer assigned to the White House Branch and later as a Special Agent in the Washington Field Office. He was assigned to the New York Field Office where he led multi-agency fraud investigations, followed by an assignment to Former President William Clinton's protection detail. Currently, SSA Kaylor is assigned to the Boston Field Office and is a leader of the New England Cyber Fraud Task Force where he pursues complex, transnational cybercrime investigations involving foreign targets perpetrating cyber-attacks including ransomware, business email compromises, and network intrusions. During this tenure, SSA Kaylor represented the USSS as the Liaison Officer assigned to Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, Joint Cybercrime Action Task Force (J-CAT). In this role, he coordinated the most significant USSS-led cybercrime investigations within Europol, and worked collaboratively with more than 20 member countries on transnational cybercrime investigations.

    SSA Kaylor is certified in Digital Forensics Incident Response - Network Intrusion (DFIR-NI), which manages the incident response capabilities of the USSS to cyber incidents. DFIR-NI provides investigative resources, cyber training, and operational resources to identify, mitigate, deconflict and facilitate the remediation of network intrusions, unauthorized access, malicious hacking, and other cyber based incidents. This includes intrusions into the financial sector, attacks against commercial enterprises, and violations of federal law.

    SSA Kaylor is a graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York and is pursuing a master’s degree at Boston College in their Cybersecurity Policy and Governance program.