A native of Brooklyn, New York, Scott earned his MBA from American Sentinel University in Information Technology, and a Masters Certificate in Information Security Management from Villanova University. He also has six General Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC).
Scott joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the New York Field Office in 1988 as a support employee. In 1994, he became a Special Agent and was assigned to the Syracuse, New York office where he worked domestic terrorism, white collar and hate crimes as well as being involved in computer crime investigations. In October 2003, Scott was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent in the Cyber Division, Cyber Crime Fraud Unit at FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C where he and was responsible for managing the FBI's Cyber Task Force Program and Intellectual Property Rights Program. In 2006 Scott was transferred to Nashville, TN where he managed the FBI’s Memphis Division Computer Intrusion/Counterintelligence Squad, TN.
Over the past three decades, Scott responded to thousands of Cyber Crime incidents and provided hundreds of computer intrusion threat briefings with the goal of educating the community on emerging computer intrusion threats and how to prevent them from becoming the next victim of a data breach. Since retiring from the FBI in early 2018, Scott shares his knowledge by consulting with individuals, groups and businesses of all sizes.
Scott will scare you and make you laugh while providing you with several no-cost quick action plans designed to prevent you, your family and your organization from becoming the next victim of Cyber Crime.