Charles P. Pfleeger is an independent consultant with the Pfleeger Consulting Group, specializing in computer and information system security. Among his responsibilities are threat and vulnerability analysis, risk analysis, system security design and review, certification preparation, training, expert testimony and general security advice. Dr. Pfleeger was chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy from 1997-1999 and has been a member of the executive council of that committee since 1995. He is on the board of reviewers for Computers and Security, and was a member of the editorial board of IEEE Security and Privacy, and the board of advisors for OWASP, the Open Web Application Security Project. Dr. Pfleeger has lectured throughout the world and published numerous papers and books.