Stacy M. Arruda

Retired FBI Agent & Cyber SME

The Arruda Group

Ms. Arruda is the CEO and Founder of the ARRUDA Group, a consulting agency
specializing in Cyber Security Awareness//OPSEC Training and investigations. As a
member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Adjunct Faculty, Ms. Arruda
delivered hundreds of speeches/presentations/trainings over the past 22 years.

Ms. Arruda retired from the FBI in 2018. During her 22-career, she held a wide
range of operational and leadership roles in the Field and at FBI Headquarters. She is
credited with drafting the FBI’s response to electronic attack in the International arena,
as well as boosting the FBI’s computer crime and cybersecurity investigative
capabilities. She directed numerous Counterintelligence and computer intrusion
investigations spanning the globe, including denial-of-service attacks, bank and
corporate breaches, and state-sponsored intrusions.

Ms. Arruda earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of
Florida, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and a Graduate
Certificate in Cyber Security Leadership and Strategy from Florida International
University. |