About the Author
With over 20 years of experience as both an educator and IT professional, Adam Gordon holds numerous Professional IT Certifications including CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CHFI, CEH, SCNA, VCP, and VCI. He is the author of several books and has achieved many awards, including EC-Council Instructor of Excellence for 2006-07 and Top Technical Instructor Worldwide, 2002-2003. Adam holds his Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and his Master's Degree in International Political Affairs from Florida International University. Adam has held a number of positions during his professional career including CISO, CTO, Consultant, and Solutions Architect. He has worked on many large implementations involving multiple customer program teams for delivery. Adam has been invited to lead projects for companies such as Microsoft, Citrix, Lloyds Bank TSB, Campus Management, US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), Amadeus, World Fuel Services, and Seaboard Marine.
Brian T. O'Hara CCSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP is the Information Security Officer (VISO) for Do it Best Corp. and is an ISSA Fellow. He is the President of the InfraGard Indiana Members Alliance, a partnership between the FBI and the private sector and President of the Central Indiana Chapter of ISACA.
Ben Malisow has been involved in INFOSEC and education for over twenty years. He has taught computer classes in the 6-12 grades in public school, community college, and university classes, most notably at Carnegie-Mellon University, where he crafted and delivered the CISSP prep course, among others, for CMU's CERT/SEU. Malisow also built and ran DARPA's internal INFOSEC Training program, was the ISSM for the FBI's most-classified counterterror intelligence-sharing network, and a security architect for TSA. He has published widely in the field, as well as other genres. In the past, he's been a journalist, an actor, and an Air Force officer; he currently lives in New Orleans, where he does freelance consulting work, and teaches exam prep courses for ISC2.