January 2014 Meeting

Cyber Threats and Trends

Red Dart is a collaborative effort to provide the full spectrum of counterintelligence, counterespionage, and law enforcement services to cleared industry located in North Carolina. Red Dart includes Special Agents from the following Us Government agencies: Federal Bureau of Investigation. Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Defense Security Service, Us Air Force Office of Special Investigation, Us Army 902nd Military Intelligence Group, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Defense Criminal Investigative Service.

This multi-agency group is working together to spread the counterintelligence awareness message to the community.
Bio: Special Agent Peter J. Ahearn Jr. has been with the FBI since February 2009.  After completing training at the FBI Academy in Quantico Virginia, SA Ahearn was assigned to the Cyber Crimes Squad in the Charlotte Division, Raleigh Resident Agency.  SA Ahearn is currently investigating Cyber Crimes involving both criminal and national security related network intrusion events in and around North Carolina.

Prior to joining the FBI, SA Ahearn served as an Information Security Consultant in the private sector serving a multitude of federal government clients in the Washington DC area.  SA Ahearn has extensive experience in the identification, investigation and resolution of Cyber related intrusions.  Due to his expertise in intrusion matters, SA Ahearn was assigned to the FBI’s Cyber Crimes Task Force where he is currently engaged in a multi-agency effort to resolve numerous complex and sophisticated computer and network intrusion matters.