Brian Hussey leads an elite team of Cybercrime Investigators working within US Federal Law Enforcement, His team has been responsible for investigating many of the most dangerous cyber attacks ever to threaten the United States and the fortune 500 companies that form its economic backbone. His team has pursued cyber criminals throughout the world and brought them to justice. Mr. Hussey's digital forensic analysis and testimony has resulted in Russian Point of Sale hackers, child predators, and malware authors from across the globe going to jail. He is a recognized expert in the fields of computer forensics, malware analysis, memory analysis, and cyber threat intelligence.
Mr. Hussey has also designed network intrusion forensics and malware analysis training for US Federal law enforcement and our International partners. He has represented the United States by teaching these topics to the national police in countries such as: Ukraine, Japan, Latvia, Estonia, Moldova, Germany, Nigeria, India, and many others.
In 2011, Mr. Hussey decided the advanced cybercrime investigation techniques used by his team should be available outside of select Government circles and he began teaching at George Mason University in the Master of Computer Forensics program. In 2014, he founded IFCI to provide this same training to cybercrime fighters throughout the world.
Mr. Hussey firmly believes that International cybercrime investigators working together, and armed with the proper training, can turn the tables on the relentless scourge of cyber crime.
Mr. Joseph Opacki serves on the IFCI board of directors and oversees course content in the areas of malware reverse engineering and cyber threat intelligence. In addition, he is the Senior Director of Global Research at iSight Partners working in the area of cyber threat intelligence. Mr. Opacki is also an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University where he teaches malware reverse engineering in the Master of Computer Forensics program. Mr. Opacki is also on the Cybersecurity Curriculum Advisory Council at the University of Maryland University College.
Previously, Mr. Opacki was the malware reverse engineering Subject Matter Expert (SME) and a digital forensics specialist for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In 2011, Mr. Opacki was awarded the FBI Director's Award of Excellence for Outstanding Technical Advancement and in 2012 he was awarded the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's Science and Technology Team Award; both for his work in the area of enterprise level malware triage.
Mr. Tahir Khan serves as the IFCI director of offensive computing, overseeing the penetration testing, vulnerability identification, and white hat hacking curriculum. Mr. Khan is a hands-on technical leader and security subject matter expert with a passion for reducing risk in an ever-evolving virtual world. His distinguished career spans 16+ years experience with 2 technology dependent companies,an Adjunct Professorship with George Mason University, CyberPatriot program mentorship, InfraGard Planning Committee leadership, and a Master’s Degree in Computer Forensics. He has successfully held roles as CISO, interim CTO, and Engineering Manager in highly complex environments deploying secure enterprise infrastructures for large-scale businesses and government agencies.