Cyber Crime & Intelligence Analyst (Profiler) and Keynote Speaker
Mark T. Hofmann is a Business Psychologist, Crime- & Intelligence Analyst, Keynote Speaker and lecturer for Behavioral- & Cyber Psychology. He is well-known through numerous international TV-appearances and his own TV-program in Germany. In addition, he is doing a doctoral degree in psychology at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Tübingen (Germany), conducting a comparative analysis between criminal- & functional psychopaths.
Mark T. Hofmann was born in Frankfurt (Germany) in 1991. His interest in Psychology and reading people can be traced back to his childhood. In his Master’s Degree in Industrial- & Organizational Psychology (University of Wuppertal), the “dark topics” aroused his professional interest: White-Collar Crime, Psychopathy and Narcissism. He specialized in “Profiling” and psychological approaches and still spends part of his work to this day conducting scientific interviews with Psychopaths and Criminals. Of particular interest are anonymous interviews with Hackers and violent Criminals, whose crimes have never been discovered. Mark T. Hofmann became part of a certification program and is a Certified Crime- & Intelligence Analyst. He speaks German, English, French and Arabic. He is internationally active as a speaker, special consultant and lecturer.
He completed his Master’s Degree in Industrial- and Organizational Psychology at the University of Wuppertal (Germany). He has focussed on Psychopathy and wrote his final thesis on this topic. Mark T. Hofmann is doing a doctoral degree in Psychology at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Tübingen (Germany), conducting a comparative analysis between Criminal- & Functional Psychopaths.
Mark Hofmann became part of a Certification Program (California), traveled to the U.S. several times, learned the Arabic language and received certification from the California Department of Justice in 2019 aus a “Crime- & Intelligence Analyst”.
Modern Police and Intelligence work involves more than “just” analysis and psychological techniques. IT-skills or exotic languages are of particular interest. Mark T. Hofmann speaks Basic Modern Standard Arabic and is constantly developing this further.
Mark T. Hofmann’s clients include Private Sector Companies (Global players, start-ups, small- & medium-sized businesses), Public authorities (e.g. public prosecutor’s offices, Criminal Investigation and Federal Police units of European member states), NGOs and associations (e.g. Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter, ICMPD’s Annual Policy Initiative on counter-terrorism), Teaching institutions (Universities, Criminal Polive Academy Germany), International Media (60 Minutes Australia, CBS, Dr. Oz, Forbes, itv, ARD, ZDF, Business Insider and many more).
Hofmann supports several international TV-productions as a Profiling Expert. In November 2019, the book Der Mensch ist böse (Bestseller in Germany) by Julian Hannes was published. Mark Hofmann supported this with a chapter and three case analyses. Most lectures and analyses are not open to the public. In exceptional cases, there are partially public articles, e.g. on the topic of Predictive Profiling & Serial Murder.
Mark T. Hofmann is a Lecturer for Behavioral- and Cyber Psychology and a guest lecturer at Police Academies, various Police Headquarters and the Criminal Investigation Academy (Kripo Akademie) in Germany.
Profiling Hackers: The Psychology of Cybersecurity
What motivates hackers? What are the latest Social Engineering techniques, used by Cybercriminals? How can you become a “human firewall”? More than 90% of Cybersecurity breaches are caused by human error, – humans are clearly the weakest link. But something can be done about it. Mark T. Hofmann is one of the most booked Cybersecurity-Speakers in his field. Mark T. Hofmann is a Crime- & Intelligence Analyst and Business Psychologist. He takes you on a journey into the mind of the perpetrator. He has met and anonymously interviewed hackers, – including individuals whose acts remain undiscovered to this day. Get a rare glimpse into the Psychology of Cybercrime from one of the best-known Profiling-Experts. Apart from the technical aspects, he focuses on the human factor and detecting Social Engineering. He informs, inspires, creates awareness and shows, how you can become a human firewall.
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