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Phil Smith

Phil Smith

SVP, Government Solutions

Phil J. Smith is Senior Vice President of Government Solutions at Trustwave. He has more than 14 years of federal criminal investigative and prosecutorial experience, having served as both a Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service and as a Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Terrorism and Violent Crime Section. He was involved in the Secret Service's early efforts to combat computer and electronic crime including the gathering of electronic evidence. Phil has significant crisis management experience including extraterritorial matters involving bombing of U.S. facilities, air piracy and the killing of U.S. nationals. He has more than 13 years of data security and compliance experience in the payments and financial sector including data breach investigations. He serves on the Board of Advisors for the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI), on the Electronic Transaction Association's Government Affairs Committee and on the CyberMaryland Commission for the State of Maryland. Phil has been with Trustwave since its start-up days, served as its General Counsel for more than 12 years and has headed many operational roles at the company.