Former FBI Cybersecurity Expert Joins Booz Allen

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A member of the government’s Coalition for Technology and Services, Booz Allen Hamilton, announced that Jason Fickett had joined the firm as the leader of Booz Allen’s national cyber strategy, with the goal of developing secure, reliable and resilient technologies that improve cyber operations in the country.

As a cyber chief executive with more than 20 years of extensive experience in conducting Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) operations, Fickett will support clients in the firm’s civil, defense, and national security affairs, with a focus on protecting U.S. critical infrastructure and federal assets from cyber threats.

Prior to joining Booz Allen, Fickett served as Senior Executive Service within the FBI’s Cyber ​​Division. In this role, he was the Chief Operating Officer directly responsible for the logistics, facilities and overall operating budget of the division in 18 countries and each US state. He also led cyber training for the FBI’s investigative workforce of over 20,000 people, including all special agents, intelligence analysts and computer scientists.

“Booz Allen continues to invest and play a key role in providing leading cyber solutions to our clients as cyber conflicts become more consequential,” said Booz Allen Executive Vice President Brad Medairy. “We are thrilled that a motivated leader like Jason has joined Booz Allen and is applying his talents to the challenges of our clients in their quest to increase the nation’s cyber security and resilience.”

Earlier in his career at the FBI, Fickett served as an assistant special agent in charge of the FBI’s Human Intelligence Unit (HUMINT), where he led operations against threats and other illegal activities and was responsible for implementing the new HUMINT operational platform. , simplification of a key national security operation. He also previously supported the FBI as a supervisory special agent and legal attaché. In addition, Fickett served as a commander (intelligence officer) in the US Navy reserve for more than 20 years.

“Jason is involved in some of the most important cyber initiatives in the country,” said Booz senior vice president Allen Kelly Rozumalski. “His deep cyber expertise and understanding of the mission will be key in providing cutting-edge cyber solutions to address our clients’ most critical challenges. His proven track record in providing shared leadership in cybersecurity and complex investigations will bring tremendous benefits to our clients. ”

Read the announcement in Booz Allen Hamilton

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