Michael DuBose is a Managing Director and Cyber Investigations Practice Leader within Kroll’s Business Intelligence and Investigations group. 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 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.
Michael received numerous commendations and awards over the course of his career at the DOJ. He 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. In addition, 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.