About Eric Cole

Dr. Eric Cole is an industry-recognized security expert with over twenty years of hands-on experience. Dr. Cole has experience in information technology with a focus on helping customers identify the right areas of security by building out dynamic defense solutions that protect organizations from advanced threats. he has a master's degree in Computer Science from NYIT and a doctorate from Pace University, with a concentration in Information Security and is the author of several books, including Advanced Persistent Threat, Hackers Beware, Hiding in Plain Site , Network Security Bible, and Insider Threat. He is the inventor of over twenty patent applications and is a researcher, writer, and speaker. A member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President, he is currently on several executive advisory boards. He was inducted into the 2014 InfoSecurity Hall of Fame and is the founder of Secure Anchor Consulting, in which he provides state of the art security services and expert witness work. He also served as CTO of McAfee and Chief Scientist for Lockheed Martin. Dr. Cole is actively involved with the SANS Technology Institute (STI) and SANS working with students, teaching, and maintaining and developing courseware. He is a SANS faculty Fellow and course author. Dr. Cole is an executive leader in the industry where he provides cutting-edge cyber security consulting services and leads research and development initiatives to advance the state-of-the-art in information systems security. He currently resides in Ashburn, Virginia, but travels both around the country and internationally.

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