Stephen Boyce

Stephen Boyce, Principal Consultant at The Crypsis Group, is responsible for leading and investigating complex cyber investigations for clients across a range of industries. He is an experienced cybersecurity professional with a background in federal law enforcement and testifying as an expert witness in criminal cases.

He joined the Crypsis team in 2019 after several years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he led national security technical exploitation. In that capacity, he worked on criminal investigations, analyzing and exploiting digital media and training the Bureau’s agents and analysts on how to interpret raw data. Stephen also maintained working relationships with the Bureau’s domestic and international partner agencies through his service on working groups, committees and joint projects.

Previously, Stephen was a forensic examiner at the FBI and was a Cyber Intern for the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF), the U.S. State Department and the FBI.

Stephen is also an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Global Campus and a cybersecurity adjunct professor at Marymount University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, a master’s degree in Cybersecurity and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Cybersecurity at Marymount University.

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Ransomware is a devastating, costly and persistent tactic. NIST’s new reference architectures go a long way to guiding organizations toward a stronger ransomware defense, but user training is required as well. Crypsis Group’s Stephen Boyce discusses the role of end-user training in ransomware defense. Ransomware threat actors have become increasingly sophisticated in their approaches for effectively deploying ransomware. In our experience with...

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