Special Agent, Ransomware Specialist
Special Agent, Ransomware Specialist, The FBI
FBI Special Agent Eric Brelsford has 15 years of experience with the FBI specializing in cyber-crime investigations. During this time, Agent Brelsford has been the lead investigator on a variety of cyber investigations including for example ransomware, data breaches, cyber extortion, financial account takeover, malware distribution, botnet operations, and denial of service attacks. Prior to joining the FBI, Agent Brelsford worked in the private sector performing computer & information security consulting. Agent Brelsford is currently assigned to the FBI Chicago Field Office’s criminal computer intrusion squad.