Scott Barman is currently an Information Security and Systems Architecture Analyst for The MITRE Corporation. He has been involved in information security for almost 20 years, nurturing the evolution of systems and their security requirements for commercial organizations and government agencies. Since the explosion of the Internet and prior to joining MITRE, he had focused on various areas of security and policy development for many organizations in the Washington, D.C. area. The inspiration for this book came from his SANS '99 presentation. He earned his undergraduate from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University.
Scott is an advocate for cancer research. All of the proceeds from the sales of his book through his web site will benefit cancer research.