Eric Sporre

Cyber Division Deputy Assistant Director, FBI

As the Deputy Assistant Director of the Cyber Operations Branch, Mr. Sporre is responsible for managing all operations sections in the FBI Cyber Division. Prior to this role, Mr. Sporre managed the Cyber Operations 1 Section, overseeing the focus areas of cyberterrorism and the Middle East / Africa.

Mr. Sporre began his FBI career in Miami, Florida, investigating a variety of complex white collar crime matters. In 2003, he was promoted to FBI Headquarters where he served as a Supervisory Special Agent in the Cyber Division. In 2005, Mr. Sporre was selected to lead the Washington Field Office (WFO) computer forensic squad. The following year, he assumed responsibility for the WFO undercover and regional backstopping programs. In this position, he managed the review and oversight of WFO undercover operations and the effective backstopping of regional undercover platforms and covert technical projects. In 2009, Mr. Sporre was selected to serve as an Assistant Legal Attaché in London, England, where his primary focus was counterterrorism. He also served as the primary FBI point of contact for investigative matters involving the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Sporre served as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge in the Atlanta Division, leading the Cyber, Counterintelligence, and Administrative Programs.

Prior to his career at the FBI, Mr. Sporre served as a police officer. He is an attorney and a member of the Maryland Bar.

Eric’s sessions at USA 2014

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