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Eric Cole

Eric Cole is the best-selling author of Hackers Beware, and is the highest-rated speaker on the SANS training circuit, earning rave reviews for his ability to educate and train network security professionals worldwide. An information security expert for more than 10 years, Eric holds several professional certifications and helped develop several of the SANS GIAC certifications and corresponding courses.

Eric (BS, MS in Computer Science, New York Institute of Technology) has created and headed up corporate security for several large organizations, built several security consulting practices, and has worked for more than five years at the Central Intelligence Agency. He was an adjunct professor at New York Institute of Technology and is currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

Eric is a contributing author to Know Thy Enemy: The HoneyNet Project and author of Hackers Beware