Practical Privacy Series 2013

Timothy P. Ryan

Managing Director

Timothy P. Ryan is a Managing Director with Kroll Advisory Solutions Cyber Investigations practice based in New York. He joined Kroll after a distinguished career as a Supervisory Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he supervised the largest Cyber Squad in the United States.

An expert in responding to all forms of computer crime, attacks, and abuse, Tim has led complex cyber 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, Tim 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. Tim also conducted computer forensic examinations as a member of the FBI’s elite Computer Analysis and Response Team.

Tim has provided cyber expertise to state and local law enforcement on investigations of crimes including homicides, stalking, missing children, cyber-bullying and internal affairs. A certified FBI instructor, he developed cyber-based curriculum and trained hundreds of law enforcement and private professionals in evidence acquisition, security policy and implementation, breach response and mitigation, hacker methodology and employee Internet safety.

Tim is an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University School of Law where he teaches cyber crime and cyber security to law students, prosecutors, defense attorneys and homeland security professionals. Tim has been interviewed and quoted by numerous media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Before joining the FBI, Tim was an accomplished attorney in private practice in Arizona. Prior to practicing law, he 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.