FBI cyber security expert Timothy P. Ryan joins Kroll Advisory Solutions as a managing director

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Monday, August 13th 2012
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Kroll Advisory Solutions, the global leader in risk mitigation and response, announced today that former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Supervisory Special Agent and cyber investigations and security expert, Timothy P. Ryan, has joined as a Managing Director.

Ryan brings to Kroll a wide range of experience, including the investigation of computer crime, economic espionage and fraud. On behalf of the firm’s clients, he will lead assignments involving cybercrime, protection of intellectual property and data breach investigations and response. He joins a seasoned team of digital forensic specialists who have worked on some of the most prominent cyber investigations and data breaches around the world.

“In response to the evolving challenges of digital commerce and globalization, we are continually looking to provide our clients with the best resources and skills to manage these risks,” said Robert Brenner, Senior Managing Director and Practice Leader of the Investigations & Disputes Group in the Americas. “Tim’s background and experience will augment Kroll’s global cyber and investigative capabilities.”

Most recently, Ryan supervised the FBI’s largest cyber squad in the United States. He has led complex investigations involving corporate espionage, advanced computer intrusions, denial of service, insider attacks, malware outbreaks, Internet fraud and theft of trade secrets. From 2009 through 2010, Ryan served as Acting Director of the FBI’s New Jersey Regional Computer Forensic Lab, one of the nation’s largest, state-of-the-art digital forensic laboratories. He also conducted computer forensic examinations as a member of the FBI's elite Computer Analysis and Response Team.

Ryan is an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University School of Law where he teaches cybercrime and cyber security to law students, prosecutors, defense attorneys and homeland security professionals. Before joining the FBI, he was an accomplished attorney in private practice and had also served as Military Police with the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, for which he was awarded multiple commendations for service and actions on duty.

About Kroll Advisory Solutions

Kroll Advisory Solutions, the global leader in risk mitigation and response, delivers a wide range of solutions that span investigations, due diligence, compliance, cyber security and physical security. Clients partner with Kroll Advisory Solutions for the highest-value intelligence and insight to drive the most confident decisions about protecting their companies, assets and people.

Kroll Advisory Solutions is recognized for its expertise, with 40 years of experience meeting the demands of dynamic businesses and their environments around the world. Headquartered in New York with offices in 29 cities across 17 countries, Kroll Advisory Solutions has a multidisciplinary team of 700 employees. Kroll Advisory Solutions is an Altegrity company. Learn more at www.krolladvisory.com.

Contacts

Kroll Advisory Solutions
Amy Malsin, 212 833 3363
amalsin@kroll.com

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