Associate Managing Director, Cyber Security and Investigations, North America
Keith Wojcieszek is an Associate Managing Director in Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations practice, based in Washington, D.C. Keith joined Kroll from the United States Secret Service, where he served with distinction for 15 years. Keith is a strategic problem-solver, who draws on not only his wealth of advanced technical expertise, but also his extensive experience working with diverse international stakeholders on complex transnational investigations and initiatives.
Most recently, Keith led the USSS Cyber Intelligence Section, Criminal Investigation Division, where he managed the agency’s national response to cyber investigative initiatives focused on protecting the financial infrastructure of the United States. In this role, Keith also coordinated complex international investigations that targeted transnational organized crime networks with an emphasis on cyber and information security. Under Keith’s leadership, a number of these cases resulted in the apprehension of highly sophisticated cyber criminals who collectively were responsible for causing over $1 billion in financial losses.
Previously, Keith served with the USSS Cyber Intelligence Section, leading top-priority initiatives and multi-agency efforts, international and domestic, to apprehend high-value targets of cyber investigations across the world. These cases resulted in the arrest of several criminals who caused financial losses of more than $800 million. During this time, Keith also headed the Cyber Incident Operations Center, which had responsibility for coordinating the investigation and response to attacks on the financial infrastructure of the United States that inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars of losses. The investigations spearheaded by this group resulted in 19 individuals being taken into custody and prosecuted.
Earlier in his career, Keith led several domestic and global investigations working with the U.S. Department of Justice Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) and Office of International Affairs (OIA). From 2004-2010, Keith managed the Electronic Crimes Task Force in support of all electronic crimes investigations, computer forensic examinations, and cell phone data extraction in the Louisville Field Office District. In this role, he also established the operation of a forensic laboratory; provided expert testimony in multiple state and federal cases; and coordinated training for USSS agents, local law enforcement, and industry representatives.
From 2012-2016, Keith was an integral member of protection details for the President, Vice President, Homeland Security Advisor to Terrorism, and Presidential Chief of Staff. During his time with the Presidential Protection Division, Keith led physical security for protection assignments and was also responsible for creating, establishing, and implementing physical security and emergency action protocols. Earlier, from 2012-2015, Keith was with the Counter Assault Team in the Special Operations Division, where he was acting and back-up supervisor of Special Operations personnel for its numerous foreign and domestic protection assignments for the President and Vice President. This often involved coordinating security in varying international environments for the USSS protective mission, and incorporated multiple U.S. federal agencies, local law enforcement, and foreign government personnel.