Nardello & Co. LLC, a leading global investigations firm, today announced that Scott Nawrocki has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Digital Investigations & Cyber Defense practice. Mr. Nawrocki comes to Nardello & Co. following 21 years at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He will be based in Nardello & Co.’s New York office and will lead engagements involving cyber incident response, insider threats, digital forensics, intrusion analysis, cybersecurity advisory services, crisis management, supply chain risk, behavioral analysis and critical infrastructure protection.
Prior to joining Nardello & Co., Mr. Nawrocki served as an FBI Supervisory Special Agent in the Newark, New Jersey field office. Most recently, he was the office’s lead FBI Cyber representative on Operation Warp Speed, where he focused on protecting COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics and supply chain from potential cyber intrusions and other threats. He was also responsible for coordinating on cybersecurity matters with private-sector professionals in the healthcare, energy, financial, life sciences, emergency services, pharmaceutical, corporate security, public health, professional sports, military and education sectors. During his 21-year tenure, he also managed and investigated federal crimes, including cyber intrusion, extortion, intellectual property theft, terrorism, and insider threats. Mr. Nawrocki also served as the lead for the New Jersey Biotechnology Threat Focus Cell, a multi-agency cyber, national security and insider threat defense initiative that is comprised of federal and state agencies, industry partners and associations.
“Cyber defense continues to be one of the most critical issues facing organizations today, with a rapidly changing threat landscape that is intensifying as more of our clients implement work-from-anywhere policies and digitally transform their businesses,” said Dan Nardello, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Nardello & Co. “Scott is a proven leader and crisis manager, who can help our clients prepare for and navigate through cyber incidents, including insider threats and external intrusions. His significant experience coordinating with both public sector entities and private companies on the cyber threat landscape, coupled with his deep understanding of technical challenges facing the healthcare, energy, financial and life sciences sectors will be a great asset to Nardello & Co. as we continue to enhance our Digital Investigations and Cyber Defense Practice. We are thrilled to have an investigator of Scott’s caliber join the firm and are confident he will help us better serve our clients as they face unprecedented challenges.”
“I am excited to be joining Nardello & Co. at this critical juncture in which organizations around the globe are facing increasing cyber threats,” said Mr. Nawrocki. “I look forward to applying my experience working closely with life sciences and pharmaceutical companies, in particular, to manage cyber and supply chain risks at a moment when nation-state cyber threat actors are targeting these companies to gain an advantage in the fight against COVID-19. This is a unique opportunity for me to leverage my investigative experience and related insights into the cyber threat landscape in support of Nardello’s digital and cyber investigative services and to drive successful outcomes for the firm’s clients.”
Prior to joining Nardello & Co., Mr. Nawrocki served as a Supervisory Special Agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. During his 21-year tenure, he managed and investigated federal crimes, including cyber intrusion, extortion, intellectual property theft, terrorism, and insider threats. On the Cyber Intrusion Task Force, Mr. Nawrocki pursued Advanced Persistent Threat, nation state and cybercriminal actors. He was also a certified FBI Crisis Management subject matter expert and field Behavioral Analysis Unit Coordinator.
Previously, Mr. Nawrocki was the lead for the New Jersey Biotechnology Threat Focus Cell, a multi-agency cyber, national security and insider threat defense initiative, comprised of Federal and State agencies, industry partners and associations. He most recently led FBI New Jersey cyber risk efforts in Operation Warp Speed, the United States Government’s initiative to accelerate and protect COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics. Earlier in his career, Mr. Nawrocki worked in the healthcare industry for the Catholic Health System in Buffalo, New York, as the Director of Physical Therapy.
Mr. Nawrocki holds a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Engineering from the SANS Technical Institute and a BS in Physical Therapy with a minor in Biology from Daemen College.