Scott Augenbaum is a former Special Agent with the FBI. Throughout his entire career, Scott has focused on helping prevent his client’s organizations from becoming the next victim of cyber crime. During this Digital Drive interview, Scott shares his best practices for companies to implement! We also talked quite a bit about his book, “The Secret To Cybersecuity”. If you email Scott right away at (firstname.lastname@example.org) he will even share with you a free sneak peek of the content!
After joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the New York Field Office in 1988 as a support employee, Scott Augenbaum became a Special Agent in 1994 and was assigned to the Syracuse, New York Office, where he worked domestic terrorism, white-collar and hate crimes, and all computer crime investigations. In October 2003, Agent Augenbaum was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters, Washington D.C in the Cyber Division, Cyber Crime Fraud Unit and was responsible for managing the FBI’s Cyber Task Force Program and Intellectual Property Rights Program. In 2006, Mr. Augenbaum transferred to Nashville, TN and managed the FBI Memphis Division Computer Intrusion/Counterintelligence Squad in Nashville, TN.
Over the past ten years, Retired Special Agent Scott Augenbaum has had the opportunity to provide hundreds of computer intrusion threat briefings with the goal of educating the community on emerging computer intrusion threats and how not to be the victim of a data breach.