Decoding Digital Threats: A Deep Dive into Cybersecurity and Business Fraud Prevention

Thursday, August 17, 2023

6:00 – 8:30 pm


Ziad K. Abdelnour

Moderator, Chairman & Founder of the Financial Policy Council

Barry Moniês

CEO at Computronix

Jason Manar

Chief Information Security Officer at Kaseya (Former FBI Cyber Security Special Agent)

Natalia Han

SVP at Mbanq

Ranjan Singh

Chief Product Officer at Kaseya

Decoding Digital Threats: A Deep Dive into Cybersecurity and Business Fraud Prevention

You are cordially invited on behalf of the Financial Policy Council’s Board of Directors, to our next Financial Policy Council power summit featuring a panel discussion about Decoding Digital Threats: A Deep Dive into Cybersecurity and Business Fraud. You don’t want to miss this thanks to our Event Sponsors Computronix and MBanq.

TOPIC: Decoding Digital Threats: A Deep Dive into Cybersecurity and Business Fraud Prevention

DATE: Thursday, August 17, 2023

TIME: 6:00 – 8:30 pm

LOCATION: The Penn Club of New York City, 30 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036 at the Tarnopol Room

EVENT SYNOPSIS: As we move into an increasingly digital future, the threats facing our businesses and financial infrastructure multiply and evolve with each passing day. In 2023 alone, the cost of cybercrime globally has escalated to a staggering $6 trillion, doubling from just five years prior.

With this in mind, we have gathered a powerful panel of four of the industry’s leading experts specializing in cybersecurity, small business technology, financial fraud prevention, hacker tactics and disaster recovery.

They will be unveiling the intricate workings of digital threats, offering real-life solutions, and providing vital insights to help you fortify your business against this looming cyber siege.

This deep dive session will empower you with the knowledge to decode and deter these digital dangers, securing your business and financial assets.

SPECIAL NOTE: Mr. Abdelnour will be also signing up at the event his latest book Start-Up Saboteurs: How Incompetence, Ego, and Small Thinking Prevent True Wealth Creation”  to be provided to all for FREE.



Ziad K. Abdelnour  is Founder, President & CEO of Blackhawk Partners, Inc. a private “family office” in the business of originating, structuring & acting as equity investor in strategic corporate investments.

Founder & Chairman of the Board of the Financial Policy Council ; a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization designed to give its select group of supporters the opportunity to have direct face-to-face dialogue with the nation’s quintessential power brokers and policymakers

Author of the bestselling book “Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics” and of the upcoming book ” Startup Saboteurs: How Incompetence, Ego, and Small Thinking Prevent True Wealth Creation” to be published in Summer 2019.

Mr. Abdelnour has over 30 year experience on Wall Street backing over 125 companies & serial entrepreneurs worth in aggregate over 20 billion dollars in the private equity, high yield bond and distressed debt markets.

He holds a MBA in Finance Summa Cum Laude from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania & BS in Economics, Summa Cum Laude, from the American University of Beirut

Today, Mr. Abdelnour continues to be featured in hundreds of media channels and publications every year and is widely seen as one of the top business leaders by millions around the world.

He was just recently been featured as one of the 500 Most Influential CEOs in the World.  Source: Top 500 Most Influential CEOs Powerlist (2015)”Richtopia. 24 December 2015 along with one of the Top 10 Disruptors to Watch Out for in 2023 by LA Weekly.


Barry Moniês – CEO at Computronix

Barry Moniês is a visionary entrepreneur whose expertise lies in the critical domain of cybersecurity.  As the CEO of Computronix, a renowned technology solutions company started in 1997, Mr. Moniês has been at the forefront of building, managing, and securing IT networks for businesses in various sectors including financial, legal, medical and real estate. His dedication to cybersecurity is evident in the international recognition Computronix has garnered as one of the top managed technology service providers. He has also been honored as one of the World’s Top Managed Services Executives.

As a recognized technology expert, Barry Moniês was invited to participate in a Congressional Conference in Washington, D.C., focusing on cybersecurity and electronic terrorism. His expertise and commitment to safeguarding electronic data have made him a trusted authority in the field.

Additionally, he co-founded REINNO, a pioneering fintech company leveraging blockchain technology to revolutionize the commercial real estate industry. Their groundbreaking success in tokenizing a $105 million real estate fund further solidifies Mr. Moniês’s reputation as a driving force in advancing cybersecurity and technology integration.

Jason Manar, Chief Information Security Officer at Kaseya (Former FBI Cyber Security Special Agent)

Prior to joining Kaseya, the leading provider of unified IT management and security software, Jason was named assistant special agent in charge for the FBI where he supervised all cyber, counterintelligence, intelligence and the language service programs for the San Diego office.

Jason began his career as a special agent with the FBI in 2006, serving as the Safe Streets Gang and Violent Crime Task Force coordinator for the FBI’s Springfield Division and investigated drug trafficking organizations, violent crime, cybercrime and transnational organized crime.

Jason was later transferred to Detroit where he worked public corruption, civil rights and health care fraud. He was eventually promoted to supervisory special agent (SSA) in the Cyber Division where he worked in the Major Cyber Crimes Unit combating cybercriminal threats targeting U.S. entities. During that time, Jason built relationships with key partners from the private sector and was instrumental in the creation of Microsoft’s Cybercrime Center.

Natalia Han – SVP at Mbanq

Natalia Han holds the pivotal position of SVP, Head of Operations at Mbanq, a leading global provider of Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) based in the U.S. Natalia is an accomplished authority in banking operations, passionate about innovation and financial literacy.

With her impressive career spanning various scales of financial institutions, Natalia commands a wealth of experience leading critical banking operations. With a keen eye for fraud prevention efforts at Mbanq, the team has processed over 15,000 disputes and fraud cases year to date while processing 1,000 financial transactions per hour.

Natalia’s commitment to operational excellence, paired with her drive for innovation, positions her as a driving force in Mbanq’s mission to revolutionize the banking landscape.

Ranjan Singh – Chief Product Officer at Kaseya

Ranjan Singh is the Chief Product Officer of Kaseya, a multi-billion dollar company and the leading provider of unified IT management and security software for managed service providers (MSPs) and small to medium-sized business (SMBs), managing and securing more than 300 million technology devices.

Prior to joining Kaseya, Mr. Singh served as Executive VP, Product and Technology at Crestron Electronics where he oversaw the organization’s global product portfolio and set product development vision and strategy.

Ranjan also served as Head of Product Management at IPC Systems for the communications business unit, driving expansion into Managed Services, Compliance, and Cloud Services for global capital markets. He has also held various engineering management roles at Intel and Dialogic.

Business Attire Required – Open Bar – Hors  d’oeuvres served.

Ticket Info.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2023 (space is limited)

Registration Fee: $50. Please register in here.

Location:  The Penn Club of New York, 30 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036 at the Tarnopol Room