Retired agent Shawn Henry served in the FBI for 24 years. When he left the Bureau in 2012, he was overseeing all criminal and cyber investigations worldwide as an Executive Assistant Director (EAD). During his career, Shawn held multiple positions relating to cyber crime and computer intrusions, including Deputy Assistant Director and Assistant Director of the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters; Supervisor of the FBI Cyber Crime Squad in Baltimore; and Chief of the Computer Investigations Unit within the FBI-led National Infrastructure Protection Center. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Shawn Henry reviews his management of computer crime investigations spanning the globe, including denial-of-service attacks, bank and corporate breaches, and state-sponsored computer intrusions. Currently, Shawn is the president of CrowdStrike Services and leads a team of cybersecurity professionals who investigate and mitigate targeted attacks on computer networks.
Executive Assistant Director (Retired)
12/09/1987 – 3/30/2012
Shawn’s cyber expertise is recognized by many media organizations. He has been interviewed on “60 Minutes,” “CBS Evening News,” “Good Morning America,” “The Today Show,” “Dateline,” and C-SPAN and by Forbes, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press and USA Today. Below are links to a FBI overview of the Cyber crime and computer intrusion program and a few of Shawn’s appearances on top news shows: