Cryptocurrency: The Good, the Bad, and the Future
Lecture by Charles Finfrock. Come learn about cryptocurrency–what it is, why it’s always in the news, and how it effects you!
After the main lecture, Mr. Finfrock will meet with anyone who would like to have an in-depth discussion about the future of cryptocurrency.
This event will be recorded and available for two weeks on the Lectures website at https://www.lectures.iastate.edu/recordings/available-recordings
Charles Finfrock is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a Certified Bitcoin Professional, and an expert in cryptocurrency. Mr. Finfrock spent 18 years in the Central Intelligence Agency’s Directorate of Operations conducting and leading clandestine operations overseas to collect foreign intelligence, run counterintelligence operations, and conducting covert action at the direction of the President. He joined CIA shortly before 9/11 and he spent the majority of his career in the Middle East and Europe. After leaving the CIA in January 2019, Mr. Finfrock joined Tesla as its first Insider Threat program manager. He developed Tesla’s corporate Insider Threat program and led its implementation of the Insider Threat program in North America, Europe, and China. He also also led Tesla’s global information security investigations program to respond to loss of confidential or proprietary information worldwide. Mr. Finfrock left Tesla in October 2021 to focus full time on a company he founded, Vigilance. Vigilance provides bespoke and discreet investigative and private intelligence and counterintelligence services to its clients.