Steven Branigan joins the Sequoia Security Group as the Vice President of Cyber Security.

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Steven Branigan who has joined the Sequoia Security Group team is a proven leader and considered an expert in the computer forensic community. We are proud of him and look forward to his impressive credentials further complimenting team!

Steven Branigan

"I am excited to have Steve on the team and look forward to his scientific mind go to work!" Nino Perrotta

Steven Branigan, Vice President of Cyber Security at Sequoia Security Group, (SSG) is an original member of the United States Secret Service, New York Electronic Crimes Task Force. Branigan is excited to once again join his former colleagues and take his cyber security knowledge and expertise to compliment the SSG team.

A forensic scientist, Branigan boasts a unique perspective of internet security, law enforcement and business. With a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and an MBA, Branigan is equipped to balance the tightrope of mitigating risks without impeding business. Further, still active as a forensic scientist in the field, he builds forensically sound tools that get the job done in as timely, efficient and effective manner possible.

Branigan’s knowledge of the law and computer crimes has made him a highly sought speaker and instructor, as well as a private investigator of the highest caliber. As a forensic scientist, he has worked on cases with both domestic and international enforcement agencies, taught for the Department of Justice, and earned citations and awards from agencies ranging from the US Secret Service to the New Jersey State Police. He has testified before Congress, been a US delegate to the G8 Cyber Crimes Security Summit, and provided training at NATO. He is the author of High Tech Crimes Revealed and SSG is proud to have Branigan at the firm.


A Method and Apparatus for Identifying Hosts Breeching the Firewall Perimeter, (S. Branigan, H. Burch, B. Cheswick), 7,299,489.
A Method and Apparatus for Securing Wireless Data Networks, (S. Branigan, B. Cheswick), patent pending.
A Method and Apparatus for Electronic Data Reproduction (S. Branigan), patent pending


“Trends in Disk Drives and Data Transfer Speeds”, S. Branigan, Information Security Bulletin, May, 2007.
“Top 10 Most Common Wireless Mistakes”, S.Branigan, Computer Technology Review, October 2007.
“High-Tech Crimes Revealed”, S. Branigan, Addison Wesley, Copyright (c) 2005.“Securing the Critical IP Infrastructure”, S. Branigan, Information Security Technical Report, Volume 7, Issue 2, 1 June 2002.
“What Can You Do with Traceroute”, S. Branigan, H. Burch, B. Cheswick and F. Wojcik, Internet Computing online, 2001.
“Mapping and Visualizing the Internet”, S. Branigan, H. Burch, B. Cheswick. Usenix Security Symposium, 2000.


“Online banking Malware”, Presented at the NY/NJ Electronic Crimes Task Force meeting, June 23, 2010.
“Tracking a stolen iPhone via WiFi”, Presented at the HTCIA regional meeting, May 2010.
“The Internet as a Backbone of the New Digital Economy”, Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee (Chaired by Jim Saxton) as part of the Wired World: Cyber Security and the U.S Economy Hearing for the 107th Congress.
“Understanding Steganography”, Presented at the New Jersey State Police Cyber Terrorism Awareness Day, May 2, 2003.
“An Update on Quantum Computing”, Presented to NATO’s Allied Command Europe Counter Intelligence ACI/CI network security, May 2001.
“Yugoslavia", An Unclassified Peak at a New Battlefield”, Presented to NATO’s Allied Command Europe Counter Intelligence ACI/CI network.

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