Business and Industry: Partners in Our Cyber Mission 

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The FBI’s cyber mission is to impose risk and consequences on our cyber adversaries through our unique authorities and world-class investigative capabilities.

The success of that mission depends on partnerships—those we have with law enforcement and intelligence agencies worldwide and those we have and continue to build with the private sector. Our private sector partners play an integral role in defending against a cyber threat that no one agency can face alone.

In the last few years, we’ve seen a significant increase in cyber attacks against our private sector companies, critical infrastructure, and government agencies. With supply chain attacks, intellectual property theft, and ransomware attacks, the stakes could not be higher.

Together, we can get ahead of the threat and make an impact on our cyber adversaries.

Learn more about the FBI’s cyber strategy.

Profiles in Partnership 

FBI and Moderna Describe Cybersecurity Partnership (Long)

Joe Bonavolonta, special agent in charge of FBI Boston, and Dean Geribo, vice president of corporate security at Moderna, share how they work together to protect groundbreaking research and innovation.

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FBI Cyber and Nebraska Farm Bureau

FBI Cyber and Nebraska Farm Bureau partner together to protect American farmlands.

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FBI Honolulu and Bank of Guam Describe Cybersecurity Partnership

Steven Merrill, special agent in charge of FBI Honolulu, and Josephine Mariano, senior vice president and BSA officer at Bank of Guam, discuss how they worked together to respond when cybercriminals were stealing from bank customers.

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What Businesses Should Know 

Protect Your Business

Cyber risks are business risks. A network intrusion can cause lasting harm to your organization and its stakeholders. It can also affect your reputation, your people, and even your community. No single entity can address the range of cyber threats alone, which is why partnering with your local FBI field office should be one of your business priorities.

Understand Common Risks and Crimes

  • Ransomware can disrupt business operations and cost millions.
  • Data breaches can reveal trade secrets, proprietary material, and costumer data.
  • Third party systems can be a vector for malware.
  • Business email compromise takes advantage of the way we do business today and can result in huge financial losses.
  • Spoofing and phishing schemes are one of the most common ways individuals within an organization are tricked into providing sensitive information, downloading damaging code, or allowing criminals access to their systems.
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More Profiles in Partnership

Bryan Vorndran, assistant director of the FBI's Cyber Division, and Adam Lee, vice president and chief security officer at Dominion Energy Services, discuss how they work together to defend the country's critical infrastructure.

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Rachel Rojas. special agent in charge of FBI Jacksonville, and Bill Rhodes, managing director of security at NASCAR, discuss how they work together to defend the country's critical infrastructure.

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Matthew DeSarno, special agent in charge of FBI Dallas, and Ross Perot, Jr., chairman of the Perot Companies and Hillwood, discuss how they work together to defend the country's critical infrastructure.

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Mike McPherson, special agent in charge of FBI Tampa, and Jason Mayor, director of technology risk and assurance for Raymond James Financial, discuss how they work together to defend the country's critical infrastructure.

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FBI Los Angeles Assistant Director in Charge Kristi Johnson and Southern California Edison’s Brian Barrios discuss the importance of ongoing partnerships in protecting the energy sector.

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Why Partnerships Matter 

Partnering with the FBI can help your company better understand the current risk environment and enhance our response in the event of a cyber-attack.

At the FBI, we take proactive steps to ensure our partners have the information they need. When the FBI is engaged before an incident, we can equip your organizations with the best FBI point of contact to form a response plan. If an incident occurs, the FBI serves as a force multiplier, enhancing and amplifying cyber initiatives. We can also simplify recovery efforts by functioning as a gateway to a rich network of resources for additional support.

When the FBI is called to support entities that are victim to a cyber attack, it is our promise to treat those entities with dignity and respect; protect their privacy and data; and rigorously adhere to the U.S. constitution, applicable laws, regulations, and policies. We will focus on the matter at hand, without wavering, and seek the specific evidence we need for prosecution and justice.

Rapid reporting to the FBI also helps us make a greater impact on the threat landscape. It improves our ability to gather the intelligence and evidence we need to investigate cyber criminals. Your work with us helps us impose consequences and prevent future attacks on your organization and others.

More Ways to Partner with Us

InfraGard members represent businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other entities. The goal is to share information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S. There are nearly 80 local chapters.

The Domestic Security Alliance Council (DSAC) links the U.S. government and U.S. private industry to enhance communication and the timely and effective exchange of security and intelligence information.

National Defense Cyber Alliance (NDCA) brings together experts from the U.S. government and cleared defense contractors to share threat intelligence. Inquiries regarding the NDCA can be sent to

National Cyber Forensics & Training Alliance (NCFTA) has become a model for how law enforcement, private industry, and academia can share resources, strategic information, and threat intelligence to identify and stop cyber threats.