FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) - United Kingdom
Chris manages CitiGroup’s forensic program—he ensures the eCrime Labs in six locations on four continents support the CSIS investigators. The labs use the latest technology to assist investigators in computer examinations, email retrieval, skimmer data extraction and network forensics. Chris is also Citi’s Subject Matter Expert in forensics and works with various departments to ensure the discipline is represented and considered where necessary. In addition, he also represents Citi in various industry forums.
Chris is also the Chair of FIRST (the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams). This comprises of approximately 260 teams, ranging from financial institutions like CitiGroup and Barclays through vendors such as Microsoft and Oracle, to teams at Oxford University and North Western in Chicago. The forum exists to foster cooperation and coordination in incident prevention, to stimulate rapid reaction to incidents and to promote information sharing among members and the community at large.