With more than 33 years of consulting experience, Alan Brill has assisted firms with a wide range of technology security issues. As the founder of Kroll’s global high-tech investigations practice, he has worked on many large-scale reviews of information security and cyber-incidents. He has worked extensively to develop methodologies for collecting evidence from corporate information systems and consults on everything from computer intrusions to the misappropriation of intellectual property. Additionally, Brill served as an instructor for the FBI, Secret Service, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, AICPA, and many others.
As a managing director, Jason Straight provides expert knowledge and outstanding service to attorneys, IT professionals, compliance officers and risk management personnel in the areas of electronic discovery, computer forensics, information security, and investigation support. Straight has also held positions including legal consultant and regional manager at Kroll and has been involved in or overseen dozens of complex engagements concerning alleged securities fraud, intellectual property theft, federal antitrust investigations, white-collar crime, network intrusion incidents, loss of sensitive personal information, and all manner of internal corporate investigations.
As a director, Gregory Caouette provides clients with industry-leading technology solutions and consulting services to support all manner of issues related to electronically stored information (ESI). Relying on his extensive computer forensic expertise, he advises clients on the intricacies and implications of the voluminous use of digital storage and its inherent vulnerability to fraud and data breach. He offers tactical e-discovery and incident response strategies to ensure litigation preparedness and incident resolution. With nearly 13 years spent conducting computer forensic analysis and assessment, his investigative expertise includes the search for and discovery of evidence of financial fraud and theft of trade secrets, as well as the improper removal, duplications, or destruction of data. Additionally, having conducted more than 140 computer forensic examinations in his tenure with Kroll, Caouette is often called upon to offer expert witness testimony.
Luke Tenery is a director in the Cyber Security & Information Assurance practice of Kroll, where he provides expert secure information services, computer forensic, incident response, and technology consulting services to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. In this role, Tenery conducts computer forensic investigations and provides industry-leading solutions and expertise to solve a wide array of matters involving electronically stored information (ESI). He assists clients in the assessment and analysis of their data and advises on issues relating to network security and engineering, penetration testing, risk and vulnerability assessments, incident response, data breach analysis, business continuity, and disaster recovery.
Ernest “E.J.” Hilbert is a managing director for Kroll Advisory Solutions, where he leads a team of cyber professionals dedicated to addressing clients’ cyber security and investigative needs. Hilbert is considered an authority on all aspects of cyber crime with a focus on identity thieves, fraudsters, international hacking groups and threats to U.S. critical infrastructure. He spent eight years as a Special Agent for the FBI, and led one of the largest cyber crime investigations addressing the computer intrusion, theft of data and extortion of over 600 financial institutions. He also served as an online undercover agent utilizing social media sites, chat rooms and forums to identify hackers and gain intelligence regarding attacks against US corporations, the government and individual persons. Hilbert has worked in coordination with multiple government agencies to include the DIA and CIA on counterintelligence investigation. He was case agent for the Samantha Runnion kidnapping and the Adam Gadahn Treason cases and served as Cyber Subject Matter Expert assigned to Athens, Greece to assist the Hellenic National Police and Athens Olympic Committee during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.