Nov 26, 2020
Marc Debrody is the Head of the Atlanta Cyber Fraud Task Force for the United States Secret Service (USSS), where he has served as a Special Agent for almost 25 years. Marc has served three US Presidents at the White House and worked as the Protective Detail Leader for two Presidential Chiefs of Staff. In these roles, he conducted and supervised executive protection in both domestic and foreign environments.
Before this, Marc served in Headquarters as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAIC) of the USSS Continuity of Operations Program (COOP), where he coordinated ‘Emergency Preparedness’ procedures and policies for all domestic and foreign offices. His specialties include executive protection, event security, threat assessment, and more.
If you’ve seen any Hollywood movie featuring the United States Secret Service (USSS), you may have a false perception of what it actually does. While the Secret Service does play a role in physical protection, it also has a significant responsibility to protect against crime in the cyber realm.
According to Marc Debrody, the Head of the Atlanta Cyber Fraud Task Force for the United States Secret Service, the investigations that the USSS takes part in have become increasingly focused on cybercrime. So, what are Marc’s expert tips for protecting yourself and your business from a cyber attack?
Tune in to this episode of She Said Privacy, He Said Security as Jodi and Justin Daniels are joined by Marc Debrody, the Head of the Atlanta Cyber Fraud Task Force for the United States Secret Service. Marc talks about the role of the Secret Service in the cyber realm, discusses current ransomware threats, and shares his tips for preventing cybersecurity issues and attacks. Stay tuned.