Michael DuBose is a Managing Director and Cyber Investigations Practice Leader for Kroll Advisory Solutions. Michael and the Cyber Investigations team will provide comprehensive investigative services for digital forensics, data breach response, and complex cyber crimes. Prior to joining Kroll, Michael served as Chief of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), where he supervised 40 federal prosecutors and managed some of the largest investigations and prosecutions ever brought in the U.S. involving computer network intrusions, international phishing schemes, botnets, hacktivist groups, copyright piracy, theft of trade secrets, and large-scale data breaches – including the prosecution of hacker Albert Gonzalez for stealing more than 130 million credit and debit card numbers from TJX, Hannaford, Heartland Payment Systems, and others. Michael is a two-time winner of the Department of Justice Director’s Award, a three-time winner of Assistant Attorney General Awards for combating online crime and copyright piracy, and in 2011 he received the Criminal Division’s highest award – the Henry E. Peterson Memorial Award.
Timothy P. Ryan is a Managing Director for Kroll Advisory Solutions. Tim joined Kroll’s Cyber Investigations practice 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 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.
Daniel F. Creedon is a Managing Director with Kroll Advisory Solutions. He has more than 20 years of experience in information systems in a variety of capacities, including application programming, systems programming, project management and information systems audit. A former Big 4 Partner and IT audit director, Danny has led numerous security and information risk management projects for large, complex organizations, with a particular emphasis on financial services, insurance, healthcare and education clients. He has broad experience in security assessments to meet security and privacy compliance requirements. His background includes design and deployment of security monitoring and management systems and access control systems. Danny has also assisted a variety of organizations with security risk management, development of security policies and the creation of security programs. Danny has lectured on IT security at St. Joseph’s University Haub Graduate School of Business and at Temple University. Danny is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and has conducted security reviews based on a number of standards: PCI/DSS, NIST, FTC Red Flag, COBIT and ITIL.
Pete Wolf is the Director of Operations for Kroll Advisory Solutions. An experienced manager of computer forensic investigations, Wolf has more than 13 years in computer-related investigations and eDiscovery and more than 25 years in investigative law enforcement. Responsible for Kroll’s labs within the continental United States, Wolf manages the day-to-day data collections efforts of an expert team dedicated to collections and recovery, forensic analysis, and eDiscovery. He manages both small and large-scale collections and works directly with project managers to provide the highest quality of output. He provides expert testimony and investigative support on various projects, including the acquisition and preservation of computer data and media, maintenance of strict media chain of custody protocols, file and email recovery, and analysis of electronic media.
Brian Lapidus is a Senior Vice President for Kroll Advisory Solutions. Brian has unique frontline experience helping a wide variety of corporations and organizations safeguard against and respond to data breaches. With an extensive background in organizational development, today he sets direction for the company's continued success in identity theft discovery, investigation, and restoration. Lapidus is particularly knowledgeable about the many security gaps—physical, procedural, and electronic—common to many U.S. companies and organizations, as well as the criminal landscape where stolen identities are bought, sold, and used. He oversees a highly skilled team that includes veteran licensed investigators who specialize in supporting breach victims and restoring individuals' identities to pre-theft status. He also is working with consumer organizations to help ensure responsible practices among businesses that provide identity theft-related services. Lapidus has a bachelor's degree from Washington University with concentration in psychology and business and an MBA from Vanderbilt with concentration in strategy and general management.