In 2022, all net proceeds received by the originator from the sale of LET YOURSELF BE DIRECTED will be donated to charities supporting first responders, law enforcement and veterans.

As a national security expert and business leader, Anderson draws on decades of executive leadership experience and a compelling knowledge of cybersecurity, counterintelligence, economic espionage and response. to critical incidents to help companies improve their information security and create resilient operations equipped to fight cyber threats.

In 2014, Anderson was appointed by the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) James Comey as Executive Assistant Director of the FBI’s Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch, where he oversaw 20,000 FBI employees worldwide. In 2012, he was appointed by the FBI Director Robert S. Mueller at serve as deputy director of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division. Prior to assuming these roles, Anderson was a member of the FBI’s elite Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) and was deployed to more than twenty countries and war zones, including Kosovo, Georgia, Pakistanand Yemen. Anderson also received the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, signed by the President barack obama. This award is America’s highest honor for leadership given to senior government officials.

Anderson credits his leadership qualities and skills, knowledge and real-world experience in critical incident response and risk management to the early days of his career where he served as a Delaware State Trooper for nearly nine years. In 1990, Anderson was appointed Delaware State Police “Soldier of the Year” – the force’s highest honor – for attempting to rescue people who were trapped in a burning house.

LET YOURSELF BE DIRECTED is not a formula, but rather a proven framework for developing your own personal approach to true leadership. “I can’t teach you how to lead. I can’t give you a formula that will guarantee your success, and I suspect books that make those promises lead to disappointment,” Anderson said. “But what I’m doing in this book is showing you how to recognize the times in your life that present you with an opportunity to uplift and lead. Those opportunities happen in everyone’s life. It takes insight and it takes experience to see them. It takes courage and conviction to grasp them.”

Anderson is renowned for his ability to lead a crisis, turn complex topics into simple concepts, and build teams that execute with integrity and excellence. His book is endorsed by leading business and government leaders, including Todd Maclinformer CEO of Commercial Banking and co-CEO of Consumer Banking for JP Morgan Chase, Timothy M. StranahanCOO of Tekniam and former FBI Special Agent and New Jersey State Police, and Jim Yaconeretired chief of security and deputy director of the FBI.

Acknowledging his expertise in critical incident response and risk management, Anderson has been retained as an expert witness for several litigations related to some of our nation’s largest cyberattacks and cyberattacks and frequently provides information and analysis in the media, including CBS’ 60 Minutes, Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, BBC, PBS First line, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, The Washington Post, Time magazineand more.

“Informed by years of leadership experience and shared with us through his own personal testimonies and vivid examples of lessons learned along the way, Bob Anderson has created a helpful and simple resource showing individuals how to recognize moments in their own lives that can help them inspire and lead others more effectively in almost any situation,” said Todd Maclin, former CEO of Commercial Banking and co-CEO of Consumer Banking for JP Morgan Chase. “Whether your organization has less than ten employees or more than 10,000, its ‘LETS’ philosophy offers valuable guidance on the fundamentals of leadership with practical insights and guiding principles to help anyone wishing to improve their own leadership qualities.”

Cyber ​​Defense Labs has also released a limited series of insightful podcasts in which Anderson discusses his new book. Anderson shares many of the honest real-world experiences, personal stories, and lessons learned throughout his life and professional career that are discussed in LET YOURSELF BE DIRECTED.

LETS LEAD: Leadership, energy and teamwork = successby Robert Anderson, available wherever books are sold, including,, and (hardcover, $27.99).

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