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Trent R. Teyema

Trent Teyema established and serves as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) over the Cyber Branch for the FBI’s Washington Field Office. The Cyber Branch is responsible for all cyber, intellectual property rights, crimes against children, and digital forensics investigations in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. Prior to this posting, he was the director of Cybersecurity Policy for National Security Staff at The White House, where he was responsible for the formulation and execution of cybersecurity policy. Teyema was also responsible for establishing the FBI’s National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF) to coordinate and investigate the most serious cyber threats to the national and economic security of the United States.

Teyema is a recipient of the FBI Director’s award for Excellence in Technology Innovation for 2010. He is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).

Teyema has a Masters of Forensic Science from The George Washington University, in Washington, D.C., and is a certified instructor for the FBI Academy.  He instructs and lectures extensively on the subjects of digital forensics, investigations, and information security.

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