Robert Anderson, a cybersecurity expert and former national security executive with the FBI, will speak about cybercrime and his FBI experience on Thursday, March 28, at 2:40 p.m. in the Mullen Multipurpose Hall.
As a former executive assistant director with the FBI, Anderson supervised more than 24,000 agents, analysts and support employees. Having been directly involved in investigating and prosecuting some of the most famous spies in U.S. history, he is an expert in counterintelligence, theft of proprietary/trade secrets, and criminal and cyber investigations.
Anderson served as a Special Agent with the FBI for over 21 years. He is a recognized expert in cybersecurity, cyber hacking, counterintelligence, and economic espionage. He has directed strategic initiatives and operations for high-profile international investigations in partnership with several Fortune 50 companies, and the U.S. Departments of Defense, Justice, Energy, and Treasury. He is now the Chief Executive Officer of Cyber Defense Labs in Dallas, Texas.
He and his team perform criminal and cyber investigations worldwide, conducting forensic analyses to determine how an incident occurred, assess whether there is evidence of information compromise, and identify affected individuals through data mining.
His appearance at Neumann was arranged by the Division of Arts and Sciences for the benefit of students studying Criminal Justice.