Kevin Cassidy, J.D. is the Director of Privacy and Compliance Services at Cyber Defense Labs (CDL). Cassidy possesses extensive national security and law enforcement experience, having conducted hundreds of investigations involving sensitive criminal, counterintelligence, and counterterrorism operations. Enhanced by his legal expertise, Cassidy helps client partners spot issues quickly and accurately in order to ensure their most critical assets remain resilient in today’s dynamic threat environment. His practice assists clients in navigating the myriad of laws and regulations related to privacy and compliance. Cassidy has completed an FBI cyber training program and has been awarded both Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC) in GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) and GIAC Critical Controls (GCCC). Prior to joining the Cyber Defense Labs team, Cassidy served more than 24 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), performing important roles as Acting Chief Division Counsel (A/CDC), Superviso y Special Agent (SSA), and Special Agent (SA) over the course of his career. During his tenure with the FBI, Cassidy served in both supervisory and investigative roles with extensive experience working criminal, counterintelligence, and counterterrorism cases, including program management responsibilities in the Usama Bin Laden Unit at FBI Headquarters during the bombing of the USS Cole and the attacks on 9/11. Cassidy is also an FBI certified Crisis Management Coordinator and has extensive experience from his roles in a multitude of critical incidents. Before receiving an appointment to the FBI, he practiced law in several areas, including complex corporate litigation. Cassidy has a wide range of experience in complex investigations, crisis management, strategic planning, intelligence and analysis, and regulatory compliance. Cassidy has appeared on national television on several occasions. Cassidy’s FBI investigations have been featured on America’s Most Wanted and the Discovery Channel series, FBI Files. Hi efforts resulted in nominations for several FBI Director’s Awards and an Attorney General’s Award.
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