John Boles

John is a Principal in PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ Incident and Threat Management practice. His experience from over 27 years in federal law enforcement, national security, and cyber operations has given him a unique perspective on cyber security and risk.

John served in the FBI for over 20 years, conducting and leading investigations around the world, including cyber, fraud, terrorism, and violent crimes. As Deputy Assistant Director, in charge of FBI Cyber Operations, he oversaw the federal response to many of the more notorious cyber attacks in recent memory. He advised the White House and National Security Council on cyber-related issues and policies and has testified before Congress on cyber-crime issues. John also led the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force, a 19-agency team of US and allied intelligence agencies dedicated to national security investigations and response.

Prior to joining PwC, John led Navigant/Ankura’s global incident response, assisting clients contain, mitigate, and remediate attacks against their infrastructure. John was also a Senior Vice President, Corporate Security, at Regions Bank, leading their cyber fraud and international investigations.

A Navy veteran, John and his wife have two sons, both in college.

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