You’ve read the reporting on China. You’ve heard about (or experienced) the attacks on the Financial Sector. You know there’s a threat but may not understand all of the implications. FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Ron Yearwood will expand on the threat from the FBI’s perspective and talk about intelligence sharing and how it can help counter the threat.
About ASAC Ronald J Yearwood
Ronald J Yearwood has been a Special Agent with the FBI for more than 17 years and is currently assigned as Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) for Branch 2B for the Minneapolis Field Office managing Cyber and Violent Crime matters along with all administrative functions within the division. ASAC Yearwood has worked in a number of offices including Boston, Houston, two tours at FBIHQ and one tour in Iraq. He has conducted and managed several investigative assignments during his tenure including terrorism investigations and response to emerging terrorism incidents, violent crime/bank robberies, computer intrusions, online exploitation of children, and all other forms of Cyber crime. He also managed a digital forensic team which evolved into a Regional Computer Forensic Laboratory (RCFL) while leading a number of other challenging initiatives in his varied assignments. Before entering the FBI, ASAC Yearwood was a police officer for nearly seven years in the City of Sunrise, FL working road patrol and juvenile crimes/youth gangs as a School Resource Officer (SRO).