FBI on the Nuances of the Nation-State ThreatSanjay Virmani of Bureau's SF Office on Threats, Actors, Motivations
Russia, China, North Korea, Iran – the major nation-state actors are well known to cybersecurity leaders. But how do their motivations and tactics differ? Sanjay Virmani of San Francisco’s FBI office shares insight on the nation-state threat.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Virmani also discusses:
- His background in law enforcement and cybercrime;
- The nuances of the nation-state actors;
- How enterprise security leaders can assist FBI investigations.
Virmani currently serves as the assistant special agent in charge for the FBI San Francisco field office, overseeing the cyber branch for the office. Prior to that, he was assigned to FBI headquarters as assistant section chief of the counterterrorism internet operations section and also as unit chief of the cyberterrorism unit, which is focused on identifying, obtaining intelligence on and disrupting cyberterrorists and their networks globally.