Anthony J. Ferrante
- Senior Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 202 312 9165
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- 555 12th Street, NW
- Suite 700
- Washington, DC, 20004
- United States
- T: +1 202 312 9100
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- Master of Science, Computer Science, Fordham University, New York, NY
- B.S., Computer Science, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
- Certificate, Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Policy and Technology, Harvard University
- Certificate, Cybersecurity Strategy, Georgetown University
- Forensic Technology
- Global Risk & Investigations
Anthony J. Ferrante is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington, DC in the Global Risk & Investigations Practice (GRIP) of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. Mr. Ferrante is head of the Cybersecurity practice and an expert in cybersecurity resilience, prevention, response, remediation, and recovery services. Mr. Ferrante has more than 15 years of top‐level cybersecurity experience providing incident response and preparedness planning to more than 1,000 private sector and government organizations, including over 175 Fortune 500 companies and 70 Fortune 100 companies.
Mr. Ferrante maintains first‐hand operational knowledge of more than 60 criminal and national security cyber threat sets and extensive practical expertise researching, designing, developing, and hacking complex technical applications and hardware systems.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Ferrante served as Director for Cyber Incident Response at the U.S. National Security Council at the White House where he coordinated U.S. response to unfolding domestic and international cybersecurity crises and issues. Building on his extensive cybersecurity and incident response experience, he led the development and implementation of Presidential Policy Directive 41 – United States Cyber Incident Coordination, the federal government’s national policy guiding cyber incident response efforts.
Before joining the National Security Council, Mr. Ferrante was Chief of Staff of the FBI’s Cyber Division. He joined the FBI as a special agent in 2005, assigned to the FBI’s New York Field Office. In 2006, Mr. Ferrante was selected as a member of the FBI’s Cyber Action Team, a fly-team of experts who deploy globally to respond to the most critical cyber incidents on behalf of the U.S. government.
Mr. Ferrante is an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, where he serves as the co-director of its cybersecurity research program. In 2007, he founded the International Conference on Cyber Security.