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Brent Riley

Managing Director

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485 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017

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Brent Riley is a Managing Director at Ankura and is based in New York. Brent specializes in cybersecurity, incident response, digital forensics, and expert witness testimony. He has 12 years of law enforcement and over eight years of digital forensics and cybercrime investigatory experience.


Brent’s professional experience includes:

  • Brent currently investigates cybersecurity related incidents and conducts digital forensics as part of the cybersecurity and incident response team. Prior to joining Ankura, Brent was a Special Agent with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s cyber crimes unit where he assisted local, state, and federal agencies with digital forensics, legal process production, field investigations, and expert witness testimony.
  • Earlier in his career, Brent was a detective with the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia where he ran their digital forensics lab and regularly testified in court, including as an expert witness.
  • MSc, Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst
  • International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists

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