Jon Taber is a Director in Prescient’s Cyber Practice based in New York, where he supervises Executive Digital Protection and Dark Web Assessments while also providing expertise to Prescient’s other practices. Jon’s wide-ranging investigative experience encompasses forensic analysis, enhanced due diligence, asset tracing, anti-money laundering and discreet source development along with conducting internal investigations. More recently, Jon has focused on utilizing open source intelligence techniques to develop creative solutions for complex investigations.
Prior to joining Prescient, Jon served in senior roles at Berkeley Research Group’s Global Investigations practice and at FTI Consulting’s Global Risks and Investigations practice. In these roles, Jon managed several high-profile criminal investigations for a federal government client, HIPAA cyber security risk assessments, and testified as a mobile forensics expert in federal court. Additionally, he worked closely with law firms, Fortune 500 organizations and government clients to provide expert consulting services in engagements involving eDiscovery reviews, integrity advisory and monitoring, compliance program design and implementation, and fraud investigations.
Jon began his career at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office where he managed the evidentiary research of high-profile prosecutions involving terrorism, murder, and drug trafficking. As part of these prosecutions, he regularly testified in Grand Jury and New York State Supreme Court proceedings.
Jon is certified for the forensic imaging of mobile devices as a Cellebrite Certified Operator. Additionally, he holds certifications as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and as a lead auditor for ISO 37001 (Anti-Bribery Management Systems).
- Asset Tracing
- Forensic Analysis
- Anti-Money Laundering
- Internal Investigations
- Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
Jon is a graduate of the University of Delaware, where he received an B.A. in psychology and a graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where he received an M.A. in criminal justice with a focus in terrorism studies.