FBI Award PresentationBrian O'Hara
As part of our Q2 Sector training program event held at AES last Firday, June2, 2017 Indianapolis FBI SAC W. JAy Abbott presented Tom Gorup, Deputy Sector Chief for IT with an award for his outstanding leadership and willingness to go above and beyond in creating and then sharing valuable intel with the IT community surrounding the recent Wannacry ransomware outbreak.
On Friday night, May 12, 2017 while the Wannacry breakout was spreading across the EU, Tom was watching and created a number of Indicators of Compromise and other warning signs that hosts should be on the lokout for duing this virulent campaign. In addition his efforts made it to the IN-ISAC where the information was distributed widely across the ISAC membership, hours ahead of other outlets around the world.
SAC Abbott presented Mr. Gorup with the St. Michael’s Law enforcement challenge coin as part of the FBI’s efforts at showing us their appreciation for the hard work we do every day in protecting Hoosier assets and infrastrucutre. Please congratulate Tom should you see him around as he continues to set the bar high and lead by exmaple for his fellow Sector specialists.