Assistant United States Attorney Thomas G.A. Brown is the Deputy Chief for Cyber of the Complex Frauds Unit at the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. A federal prosecutor with more than 10 years' experience, Mr. Brown leads a group of 15 AUSAs focused on prosecuting computer and intellectual property offenses, including computer hacking, Internet-based fraud, theft of trade secrets, and cyber national security matters, including economic espionage. Mr. Brown and his team have a particular focus on pursuing overseas cyber criminals using novel and creative investigative techniques. Mr. Brown also serves as an advisor to other AUSAs around the country on cyber crime and electronic evidence matters, and regularly lectures on cyber crime issues to business and law enforcement groups. In addition, Mr. Brown is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law where he teaches a seminar on cyber crime, covering computer misuse crimes, intellectual property offenses, the Fourth Amendment in cyberspace, computer evidence at trial, data breach and privacy issues, and information security, among other areas. Mr. Brown is a recipient of the FBI Director's Award for Outstanding Cyber Investigation and the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation's Federal Prosecutor of the Year Award in connection with his work on developing the Southern District of New York's nationally recognized cyber crime program.


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