FTI Consulting Bolsters Cybersecurity Practice Globally with Three Appointments
Nathan Mousselli, Chris Pluhar and Dawit Kim Deepen Cybersecurity Incident Response and Complex Investigations Capabilities
Washington, D.C., May 5, 2021 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of three professionals to its Cybersecurity practice, continuing the firm’s global investment in its capabilities to help companies, law firms and governments with proactive and reactive cybersecurity measures.
The new appointments include Nathan Mousselli, who joins as a Managing Director in New York, Chris Pluhar, who joins as a Senior Director in Los Angeles, and Dawit Kim, who joins as a Director in Singapore. Collectively, the experience of this group will enhance the incident response and complex investigations capabilities of the Cybersecurity practice.
FTI Consulting’s investment in its global Cybersecurity practice comes as cybersecurity remains a top concern for more organizations. Recent cyber attacks launched by nation-state actors have compromised supply-chain vendors and software providers, carrying global implications. These incidents demonstrate the potential damaging consequences to unprepared organizations.
“We are pleased to welcome Nathan, Chris and Dawit to our growing Cybersecurity team at a time when complex cyber challenges remain a top priority at every organization,” said Anthony J. Ferrante, Global Head of Cybersecurity at FTI Consulting. “Over a year after the start of the pandemic, the nature of remote work and the increased use of technology has created an increased cyber attack surface, making these three hires critical to enhancing our ability to help our clients across the globe navigate through these turbulent times.”
Mr. Mousselli is an expert in cybersecurity, digital forensics and incident response. He is a former special agent with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“HSI”) in the New York Cyber Division, where he provided expert testimony in addition to leading and supervising computer and network forensics, incident response, national security, child exploitation and financial sector investigations. He was the National Program Manager responsible for the modernization project for HSI’s case management systems, and his industry expertise spans information security, vulnerability management, security operations, and digital and cloud transformations. Mr. Mousselli joins FTI Consulting from Stroz Friedberg, where he served as Vice President, Digital Forensics & Incident Response. He was a practice leader and managed incident response, digital forensics, and e-discovery services as well as provided expert testimony for Fortune 100 companies, civil litigants and attorneys.
Mr. Pluhar has over 25 years of U.S. government service, with expertise in technical investigations; large-scale, complex multiagency cases; and international investigations. He joins FTI Consulting from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he served as a supervisory special agent and led complex cyber investigations with a national security and advanced persistent threat focus.
Mr. Kim is an information security professional with over 10 years of experience in incident response, analytics and stakeholder management. He joins FTI Consulting from Bank of America, where he served as Vice President, Incident Response and Management within Global Information Security and provided rapid, globally coordinated and managed response for information security events and incidents that may impact confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and information systems.
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