Cybersecurity firm Crypsis adds investigations expert Chris Salsberry

03 December 2018 2 min. read

McLean, VA-headquartered Crypsis Group has bolstered its cyber investigations team with the addition of Chris Salsberry, a cyber forensics expert with a background spanning consulting and law enforcement. Salsberry will join the DC-area headquarters as a senior director.

Founded in 2015, Crypsis Group provides consulting services in data breach response, digital forensics, and risk management. The firm’s expert consultants have experience in security monitoring within the Intelligence Community, as well as in high-profile data breach investigations and remediation efforts.

Crypsis’ deep cybersecurity knowledge and proprietary technology enable the firm to quickly identify, contain, and eliminate attacks at public and private sector organizations. The company’s client roster ranges from small enterprises to large corporations and federal government agencies. Aside from its McLean, VA headquarters, Crypsis has offices in Leesburg, VA, Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, and New York City.

The cybersec firm has now strengthened its cyber investigations team with the addition of Chris Salsberry as a senior director of its consulting team in the DC-area headquarters. Salsberry is a computer forensics expert with over 15 years of experience working on criminal and civil cyber security investigations.Cybersecurity firm Crypsis adds investigations expert Chris SalsberryBefore joining Crypsis, spent two-and-a-half years as a director at Navigant Consulting, working on commercial cases for clients in healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and financial services, among others. Before that, he spent over two years at legal consultancy Consilio as a senior director.

From 2009 to 2013, Salsberry was a senior manager in the Analytic & Forensic Technology practice of Deloitte. While there, he helped support counterintelligence and criminal investigations for the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center.

Prior to Deloitte, Salsberry was a managing forensic consultant at ThomsonReuters and Law and Economics Consulting Group (defunct as of 2011), and a senior forensic analyst at Trinity IMS (now Paradigm) – where he supported cybercrime investigations at the State Department. 

Salsberry started his career as a police officer, and then detective and cybercrime investigator for the Redmond Police Department in Oregon. He holds a BS in Criminal Justice from Western Oregon University.

“With his background in law enforcement and digital forensics, his extensive knowledge of the cyber security challenges faced by public and private sector organizations, and his hands-on experience working to protect his clients’ networks from threat actors, Chris Salsberry brings an extraordinary level of know-how to the Crypsis team,” said Bret Padres, CEO of The Crypsis Group. “His leadership will strengthen the foundation of care and trust we seek to create with our clients as we work to keep their data secure amid an ever-growing threat from cyber criminals and other bad actors.”