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Steve Scarince, Associate Managing Director in the Cyber Risk practice at Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps.

Of the federal agencies that fight cybercrime or protect both private and public sectors from attack, the U.S. Secret Service is probably the least discussed. It is not well known that the agency’s purview includes safeguarding and investigating crimes against payment and financial systems in the U.S. That means Secret Service agents know the inner workings of many cyberattacks on retailers and financial companies as they unfold—and just what it takes to prevent them.

Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)

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