James Turgal
Vice President of Cyber Risk, Strategy and Board Relations | Optiv
James Turgal is the former executive assistant director for the FBI Information and Technology Branch (CIO). He now serves as Optiv Security’s vice president of cyber risk, strategy and board relations. James has personally helped many companies respond to and recover from ransomware attacks and is an expert in cybercrime, cyber insurance, cybersecurity, ransomware and more.

James draws on his two decades of experience investigating and solving cybercrimes for the FBI. He was instrumental in the creation of the FBI’s Terrorist Watch and No-Fly Lists.