Johnathan Tal is the President and Chief Executive Officer of TAL Global Corporation, an international investigative and security-consulting firm.
Mr. Tal served as a Military Field Intelligence Officer for the Israeli Armed Forces during the early 1970′s. As an intelligence specialist, Mr. Tal supervised and initiated behind-enemy-lines intelligence gathering relying on both hardware systems and personnel. In the late 1970′s, Mr. Tal served as an anti-terrorism security specialist for the Israeli government. His responsibilities included supervising highly specialized personnel and interacting with international law enforcement agencies and the European intelligence community. During this period Mr. Tal conducted investigations and preventive operations designed to decrease the possibility of terrorist attacks on Israeli installations and personnel.
In 1985, Mr. Tal founded his first agency, which quickly became the largest investigative agency in Silicon Valley. TAL Global extends the concept of high-quality service to cover the world of Security Consulting and Management.
In recent years, Mr. Tal has been involved with investigating and securing Intellectual Property by working for corporate and government clients. He was a pioneer in computer and cyber investigations. He played a crucial role in bringing the first conviction in the State of California under Penal Code 502 “Theft by Computer”.
Mr. Tal is a licensed investigator, Certified Private Investigator (CPI), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and holds a Bachelor of Science degree. He also served as the 2000 – 2001 President of the World Association of Detectives (WAD). Mr. Tal is an accomplished and dynamic public speaker and lecturer. In addition to being an ongoing guest lecturer at RSA (the security industry’s most comprehensive event) and Stanford’s Law School’s E-Commerce Best Practices Conference, he has spoken at PGCA (Peninsula General Counsel Association), ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), American Trial Lawyer Association, numerous law firms, and private organizations. Mr. Tal is frequently interviewed for television, radio, and newspapers on issues of Terrorism and Homeland Security.
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