DOJ Chief of Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section Michael DuBose joins Kroll as Managing Director, Cyber Investigations Practice Leader
NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2012 – Kroll, the world’s leading risk consulting company, announced today that Michael DuBose, formerly Chief of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Cyber Investigations Practice Leader.
Based in Washington, D.C., DuBose will oversee Kroll’s growing Cyber Investigations practice within the Business Intelligence and Investigations group. The team will provide comprehensive investigative services for digital forensics, data breach response, and complex cyber crimes.
“Mike’s leadership of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section at the Department of Justice makes him uniquely qualified to lead our Cyber Investigations team,” said Robert Brenner, Esq., Vice President of Business Intelligence and Investigations in the Americas. “He brings to Kroll vast experience guiding investigations related to cyber crime and the protection of intellectual property, two crucial growth areas for our business.”
As Chief of the DOJ’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), DuBose 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. DuBose previously was Senior Counsel for Enforcement at the U.S. Department of Treasury, and also served for more than seven years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Maine. He began his career as a federal law clerk to the late Judge Edward T. Gignoux and Chief Judge Gene Carter of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine. DuBose 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. He has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center for nearly a decade, and has written or been interviewed for a wide variety of publications on prosecuting computer crime and the criminal enforcement of intellectual property laws.
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