Dr. Eric Cole is the #1 cyber security expert in the US with a non-paralleled resume including the Obama administration, CIA, and the Gates Foundation. He and his team specialize in helping clients build a dynamic defense in the right areas of security to prevent security breaches, and also work in research and development to advance information systems security.
Dr. Cole is an expert in information technology, with a focus on secure network design, perimeter defense, penetration testing, vulnerability discovery and intrusion detection systems. He has a doctorate degree in information technology from Pace University and master's and bachelor's degrees in computer science from the New York Institute of Technology.
Dr. Cole has also authored many books, including Advanced Persistent Threat, Hackers Beware, Hiding in Plain Site, Network Security Bible, and Insider Threat, and is an inventor with more than 20 patents. He was inducted into the 2014 InfoSecurity Hall of Fame. He also served as CTO of McAfee, Chief Scientist for Lockheed Martin and ten years at the Central Intelligence Agency.
With his prominence and experience in the cyber security industry, Dr. Cole is a sought-after cyber security specialist and keynote speaker. He has delivered numerous high value, meaningful presentations that provide audiences with practical solutions to improve their organizations.