Nicholas Christian is Assistant Special Agent in Charge (“ASAC”) of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Cybercrime Investigation Squad. Cybercrime Investigation’s include, but are not limited to, business email compromises, ransomware, online threats, account takeovers, cryptocurrency theft, and money mule networks. The primary focus of the Cybercrime Investigation Squad is the disruption of transnational cybercrime organizations by targeting their domestic presence, criminal investigative response to cyber incidents, cyber intelligence-gathering, and general deterrence through prosecution of any local bad actors. The Cybercrime Investigation Squad is also responsible for government and private sector coordination, collaboration, outreach, and education. ASAC Christian received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Information Security and Assurance from Middle Tennessee State University.