Richard Power is an internationally recognized authority on computer crime, information security, industrial espionage and related subjects. He is the Editorial Director of the Computer Security Institute (CSI), San Francisco, CA, the premiere international association of information securing practitioners. Power is a valued consultant to Fortune 1000 corporations and governmental agencies and a trusted advisor to executive management and information security practitioners.
At CSI, Power oversees the entire portfolio of professional publications and he manages press relations including serving as the associations official spokesperson. As a major contributor to the development of CSIs business strategy and global positioning, Power is credited with establishing unprecedented visibility and prominence for CSI and elevating the quality of the CSI publications, which are acclaimed for their critical, no-nonsense insight on emerging trends and controversial issues.
As an international speaker on computer crime and information warfare, Power provided expert testimony to the United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee hearings on Security in Cyberspace. He is the author of the annual study CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey, which is conducted in conjunction with the FBI Computer Crime Squad and is the most widely quoted source of computer crime data and analysis.
News media around the world turn to Power for his expert opinion and knowledge and he has been quoted in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, on television and the radio, and on the Internet. He has been a resource to and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, Reuters, Computerworld, Business Week, Information Week and Fortune; and he been interviewed on CNN, National Public Radio, ZDTV, and the BBC.