Former FBI Agent Sounds Alarm on Cyber Security

August 7, 2019

Ten years ago, Fordham and the FBI committed to bringing together the world’s best and brightest experts on law enforcement and computer science.

Every 18 months, the International Conference on Cyber Security, or ICCS as it’s known, has convened leaders from academia, the private sector, and government to the University’s Lincoln Center campus. Past conferences have featured the heads of the CIA and the NSA, and this year’s gathering, which took place from July 22 to 25, concluded with remarks by FBI Director Christopher Wray.

Anthony Ferrante, FCRH ‘01, GSAS ‘04, a former FBI agent who was director of cyber incident response for the National Security Council from 2015 to 2017 and is currently global head of cybersecurity and senior managing director at FTI Consulting, participated in this year’s panel “The Tipping Point: Cyber Risks to Election Systems.” Fordham News caught up with him during a break in the action.

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