Making a Security Career TransitionAaron Sherman Shares Insights on Moving From FBI to the Private Sector
Aaron Sherman recently made the transition from serving as an FBI agent investigating cybercrime and nation-state threats to working at Braintrace on ways to improve detection and response efforts.
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He says his experience as an FBI agent is helpful in his new role because "I have a really good understanding of how criminals operate." He now uses technology to monitor how criminal and nation-state tactics are evolving to help organizations improve their security.
In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Chicago Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Sherman discusses:
- The roles of email and social engineering in cyberattacks;
- Evolving nation-state and cybercriminal threats;
- His experience in making a career transition.
Sherman, senior director of cyber threat intelligence at Braintrace, formerly was an FBI agent and also worked in U.S. Army intelligence.