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James Turgal

VP of Cyber Risk, Strategy & Board Relations, Optiv

James Turgal is the former executive assistant director for the FBI Information and Technology Branch (CIO). He now serves as Optiv Security’s vice president of cyber risk, strategy, and board relations. James has personally helped many companies respond to and recover from ransomware attacks and is well versed in speaking with top-tier media.

James draws on his two decades of experience in investigating and solving cybercrimes for the FBI. He was instrumental in the creation of the FBI’s Terrorist Watch and No-Fly Lists.

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