2020 Women of Distinction Honoree
Associate Managing Director, Cyber Risk
Over the course of a 12-year career in the computer industry, Mari DeGrazia has become a leader within the digital forensics community. She has often conducted her work within the context of civil and criminal investigations, collaborating with law enforcement such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC), and U.S. Attorney General’s office on criminal cases, and with law firms on civil litigation matters. In a recent matter, she played a key role in processing and analyzing over 20,000 systems utilizing her own python scripts and methodology to detect indicators of compromise within an environment.
Mari joined Kroll from Verizon Enterprises, where she was Senior Security Consultant with the Research, Investigations, Solutions, Knowledge (RISK) practice, serving as Case Lead on various network intrusion and data breach investigations. Prior to Verizon, Mari was a Computer Forensics Examiner for BitWise Computer Forensics, where she focused on computer and cell phone forensic exams for a wide variety of matters, including intellectual property, harassment, fraud, embezzlement, and malware. During this time, she also delivered training on computer forensics and computer crimes to professional, law enforcement, and legal groups, such as the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Arizona State Bar.
Earlier in her career, Mari served with computer forensics firms and a Big Four accounting firm, as well as her own consultancy.
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Congrats, Mari! Well deserved!– Leonardo Saraceni
Congratulations, Mari!– Charles Chang
Congrats Mari!!!! You are the PERFECT person for this honor!!!– Jonathan Irizarry
Exciting ! We are proud of you and the work you do!– Michael Mack
Congratulations Mari. Top Talent and leader.– Michael Vega
Mari is an exceptionally brilliant, devoted, and hard working person who is an absolute inspiration to everyone she works with. It’s a real honor getting to work and learn from Mari. Congratulations Mari!– Michael Quinn
Great news and immensely well deserved. Mari is recognized in the industry as a global leader in digital forensics, which has become a vital tool in both civil litigation and criminal investigations.
You continue to amaze and I’m so happy to have a colleague who is such an inspiration for women (and men, too!) in the technology field. Keep up the great work, Mari.– Nikki S.
Mari, congratulations on this well deserved honor! I’m so glad that you, your incredible talent and your career have received this recognition. Bravo!– Merrill Grant
Congratulations Mari!– Jason Smolanoff
Congratulations Mari! This is so well deserved. It’s a privilege to work with you.– Lucie Hayward
Mari is a kind, generous, and patient person always willing to share her knowledge. Very well deserved!– Sam Moreno
Congratulations, Mari!! Very well Deserved!!– Kirtan Shah
Congratulations, Mari! It’s an honor getting to work and learn from you. Very well deserved!– Jamie Vendel
Congrats Mari! So well deserved!– Sarah Kellogg
Congratulations Mari!!!! Love this….– Richard J Gregory
Great business partner and leader! Congratulations!!– Jim Leonard
Congratulations Mari! Great working with you!– Chad Rager
Mari, the only thing that exceeds your knowledge and experience is your willingness and skill to share that knowledge. You so deserve this recognition. Congratulations!– Cory James Pritchard
Congrats Mari!– Brandon Nesbit
Well done Mari – very well deserved!– James McLeary
Congratulations, Mari! A well-deserved award from a prestigious organization!– Sam Jacobs
Fantastic, Mari! Well deserved and I’m proud to call you a colleague.– Stacy Scott
Congratulations, Mari!– Hillary Parkins
Congratulations, Well Deserved!!– Brett Davido
Awesome! Congratulations!– Jeff Macko
Awesome job Mari! You are a true leader and inspiration to everyone. We are very lucky to have you as part of the Kroll team!– Keith Wojcieszek
An amazing honor!– Alan Clegg
Congrats!– Louis Muniz
Congrats Mari!– Kevin Groves
Congrats Mari!!!! Very well deserved!– Yvette Gabrielian
Congratulations Mari! This is well deserved!– Bria Jordan
Congratulations Mari. You’ve certainly mentored me since arriving at Kroll and your willingness to help and share what you know are a testament to your commitment to others and to the health and growth of the field.– Chris Kudless
Mari – this honor is more than deserved. You have served, and continue to serve, as a role model to all in the field. Congratulations!– Nick Savage
Congratulations Mari! you are truly an inspiration and I am proud to call you my colleague at Kroll!
keep up the awesome work.
Very happy to see your continued success! The honor is more than warranted. Keep rocking!– Ryan Chapman
Mari is much more than a leader in the field of digital forensics; she is kind, patient, and giving to those of us who are fortunate to work with her and to those within the field. Congratulations, Mari!– Scott Zuberbuehler
Congratulations, Mari, so well deserved! I feel so fortunate to count you as a colleague at SANS. Thank you for the example you set for young women!– Katie Nickels
Congratulations, Mari!! Such a well-deserved honor for an amazing person. I’m really proud of you!!– Phil Hagen
Mari – you deserve this recognition! Congrats!– Rob Lee
This is great news and a well deserved honour.– Taz Wake
Amazing job, Mari. You deserve to shine and are such an amazing woman and DFIR professional.– Heather Mahalik
Happy to see your hard work acknowledged both in the forensics industry and excited to celebrate with you!
Definitely one of my personal superheroes and an incredible role model for girls and women! Thanks for all you do for women in tech, Mari!– Jennifer Santiago
Congratulations Mari on this well-deserved honor! You are an inspiration to many!– Susan Valentina
Congrats Mari! Your are a great role model for the Girl Scouts.– Joan Weiman
Great job!! Congratulations Mari!!!– Walter Thurmond
Congratulations my friend!!!– Kim c