Greg Bastien, CCSP, CISSP, is the chief technical officer for Virtue Technologies, Inc., where he provides consulting services to various federal agencies and commercial clients. Greg also holds a position as adjunct professor at Strayer University, teaching networking and network security classes. He completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University while on active duty as a helicopter flight instructor in the U.S. Army.
Earl Carter is a member of the Security Technologies Assessment Team (STAT) that is part of Consulting Engineering (CE) at Cisco Systems. His duties involve performing security evaluations on numerous Cisco products and consulting with other teams within Cisco to help enhance the security of Cisco products.
Christian Abera Degu, CCSP, CISSP, works as a senior network engineer for General Dynamics Network Systems Signal Solutions, consulting with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory commission.