Dave Black, i/c Cyber Crime Fusion Team at RCMP
Dave Black, i/c Cyber Crime Fusion Team at RCMP

Dave Black has been a civilian member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for nearly 30 years. He joined the RCMP in the pre-internet/pre-cybercrime era and has transitioned into management of the RCMP's Cyber Crime Fusion Centre (CCFC) in Ottawa's Technological Crime Program. Black is a member of the RCMP Cybercrime Council and an active participant on Public Safety Canada's inter-agency Cyber Security Workgroup. His duties include strategic assessment of cyber crime trends, development of policy for cyber incident triage and guidance to Canadian federal departments on security standards, incident response plans and industrial control systems security. His technical expertise and operational support role is based on the RCMP's commitment to policing support services for both law enforcement and crime prevention initiatives.