Simon Ragona III joined T&M in January 2010 and currently serves as Managing Director of Cyber Security. As an expert in the fields of data forensics, incident response, eDiscovery and cyber security, he has played an integral role in the growth and development of T&M’s Technology Risk division. Mr. Ragona’s areas of focus include project management, business development, and litigation support. He manages multiple global investigations including the preservation, examination, and technical reporting of matters involving electronically stored information and cyber intrusions. He has extensive knowledge and experience related to the forensic imaging and examination of digital evidence and is well versed in the areas of anti-money laundering and compliance technology. He has also served as a member of multiple United States Government appointed Monitor teams for high profile financial institutions including HSBC, Western Union, and MoneyGram with a focus on compliance technology, specifically transaction monitoring, data analytics, and the implementation of technical controls. Mr. Ragona leads a team of highly qualified incident responders, forensic examiners, penetration testers, and cyber security analysts who perform cyber security services for clients around the globe. He also assists with data analysis and technical reporting for a variety of investigations including but not limited to the theft of intellectual property, misappropriation of funds, recovery of deleted data, Internet history analyses, cracking encrypted data, computer hacking and complex cybercrimes.
Prior to joining T&M, Mr. Ragona spent three years as a Computer Forensic Examiner at the global consulting firm Protiviti and also worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He has vast knowledge of both civil and criminal investigations involving digital media and has provided written and oral testimony, including depositions, affidavits, declarations and expert witness testimony, as a court appointed expert. Mr. Ragona is a member of the Electronic Crimes Task Force of New York & New Jersey, High Technology Crime Investigation Association, Information Systems Security Association, International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and currently holds EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) and Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) certifications.
Mr. Ragona received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economic Crime Investigation from Hilbert College, focusing on Computer Security.