Kevin Wong is a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Cybersecurity practice and is based in Dubai. Mr. Wong leads the Middle East Cybersecurity practice. A cyber investigations leader, he has significant investigative expertise in cyber crime and fraud.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Mr. Wong served as the Head of Cyber – Middle East at Kroll, a division of Duff and Phelps. In this role, he led the Middle East cyber practice in Incident Response, Proactive Security testing, and Litigation Support matters. Specifically, Mr. Wong led a proactive security engagement on a large educational institution in the UAE, covering internal/external penetration testing, security configuration reviews, and social media management. He led the investigation of numerous data breach incidents: PCI PFI of a “Magecart” style attack, Ransomware attacks, Microsoft 365 email compromises, CEO spear phishing and man-in-the-middle email frauds in the technology, shipping, insurance and manufacturing industries. Mr. Wong also led numerous internal investigations involving fraud and intellectual property theft across the Middle East and Europe.
Before his consultancy career, Mr. Wong joined the London Metropolitan Police in 2004 and worked as a Detective within the Criminal Investigation Division on serious acquisitive crime, sexual offences, fraud, kidnap, firearms, and drug offences. He was commended for a proactive drugs operation which involved the arrest and prosecution of 20 members of an organised criminal group. In 2011, Mr. Wong joined the Police Central E-crime Unit, providing an international response to cyber crime threatening the UK. He received a crown court judge’s commendation for bringing to justice an international organised criminal group. In 2013, Mr. Wong joined the National Crime Agency, where he led investigations for the National Cyber Crime Unit. In this role, Mr. Wong coordinated a Eurojust Joint Investigation into an international organised criminal group committing cyber fraud and hacktivism working alongside Europol, Slovenian, Romanian, and Finnish law enforcement agencies. He also provided strategic advice and investigational expertise to a West African government on corruption, fraud, money laundering, and cybersecurity.