Alan E. Brill is Senior Managing Director for Cyber Risk at Kroll (a division of Duff & Phelps) and is the founder of Kroll's global High-technology Investigation and Computer Forensic practices. He has worked and lectured internationally in the areas of computer/communication security, technology crime response, and the application of the forensic sciences to the challenges of electronic evidence.
At Kroll, his work has ranged from large-scale information security reviews for multi-billion-dollar corporations, to criminal investigations of computer hackers, frauds on the Internet, identity theft, misappropriation of intellectual property, as well as telecommunication-related frauds.
He is an adjunct professor at the Texas A&M University School of Law, where he teaches in the L.L.M and M.Jur. programs. He earlier taught at National University in their Masters in Forensic Sciences (MFS) programs.
Prior to joining Kroll, he was Director of the Information Systems and Information Security Bureau of the New York Department of Investigation, where he served as the senior government official with responsibility for information security, and as a Deputy Inspector General in the New York City government.
At the international accounting firm of Ernst & Whinney (now E&Y) he served as Senior Manager in the information security practice and was the co-founder of that firm's Data Systems Security Review practice. While at the firm, he served as the public accounting profession's representative to the EDP Auditors Foundation Professional Certification Board and helped to establish the criteria and examination for the Certified Information Systems Auditor credential.
He has also served as system designer at Chase Manhattan Bank and was on the design team for the Apollo Project Ground Support System at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston.
Prof. Brill has served as a visiting faculty member in the computer crime investigation programs of the United States Secret Service, the FBI Academy, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. He holds BA and MBA degrees from New York University. He is an honor graduate of both the United States Army Command and General Staff College and the National Security Management Program of the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy at the National Defense University. He has also lectured for the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
He also served on the Security Committee of the Center for Innovation in Advanced Development & Manufacturing at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center.
Prof. Brill is the author, co-author, chapter author or editor of more than ten books in the field of information security and management, and of dozens of articles that have appeared in publications ranging from Computerworld to the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin.