Mr. Kaltsounis is a Vice President of Stroz Friedberg, a global risk-management firm built to help clients solve the complex challenges prevalent in today’s digital, connected, and regulated business world. He heads the firm’s Seattle office and draws upon his 17 years of investigative experience as a state and federal law enforcement officer, his expertise in computer forensics and technology, and his legal experience to advise clients and manage engagements involving major data breaches and cybercrimes, network and data security, internal investigations, and digital forensics.
Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Mr. Kaltsounis investigated network intrusions and cybercrimes as a special agent with the Department of Defense Inspector General’s National Cyber Field Office and as a member of the Seattle FBI Cyber Task Force. Earlier in his career, he investigated violent crimes, white-collar fraud, and violations of the federal False Claims Act, and also served on a federal identity-theft working group targeting organized crime rings, phishing, credit-card skimming, and malicious insiders.
Mr. Kaltsounis is a licensed attorney; certified computer-forensics examiner, penetration tester, and critical controls specialist; an Advisory Board Member of the SANS Institute; and credentialed as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Mr. Kaltsounis received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Washington and his Masters in Policy Management from Georgetown University, where his research focused on oversight of the nation’s intelligence gathering activities.