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Former FBI Agent Scott E. Augenbaum Offers Cybersecurity Tips on New IT Professional Community, IT

IT Pack is an online community powered by EFM Events that delivers the energy and knowledge of an IT symposium. It is a destination that provides the opportunity to share strategies, exchange ideas and experience industry-leading educational opportunities.

A key creator for IT Pack is Scott E. Augenbaum, who writes about cybersecurity and ways to protect companies from being hacked.

After joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the New York Field Office in 1988 as a support employee, Scott E. Augenbaum became a Special Agent in 1994 and was assigned to the Syracuse, New York Office, where he worked domestic terrorism, white-collar, hate crimes, and all computer crime investigations.

He worked for three decades with the FBI, where he responded to thousands of cybercrime incidents and provided hundreds of computer intrusion threat briefings with the goal of educating the community on emerging computer intrusion threats and how to not to be the victim of a data breach.

In January 2018, Scott Augenbaum officially retired from the FBI. Now, he shares his knowledge base with others through speaking engagements and writing helpful articles, including for the exclusive online community for IT professionals, IT Pack.

When asked why Scott commits his time to this new online platform, he responded: “[To prevent] organizations from becoming the next cybercrime victim.”

Scott Augenbaum has written articles about everything from online shopping, sending payments through apps like Venmo and Paypal, taboos in cybercrime, high profile news stories, and real-world examples he has seen in his long professional career.

Sign-up for your free trial of IT Pack for 30-days to get a taste of what to expect from Scott’s posts. He features a new article each week! Get started by visiting

NOTE: IT Pack is a vendor free online community where IT professionals can feel free to exchange information without a sales pitch or vendor influence.

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