Ken has 20+ years experience as an IT Security practitioner in the academic,
military, and commercial sectors. He has held senior and executive technologist
positions at Tekmark, Para-Protect, Science Applications International Corporation
(SAIC), in addition to the U.S. Department of Defense and Carnegie Mellon and
Ken also served a two-year elected position as a member of the Steering Committee,
and a one-year elected position as the Chairman of the Steering Committee,
for the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) organization.
At the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, Ken was
one of the founders of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT®). He
holds an engineering degree from Lehigh University and is a frequent speaker
at technical conferences, and has presented papers and speeches for CSI, ISF,
USENIX, FIRST, AusCERT, and others. Ken is also a CERT® Certified Computer
Security Incident Handler.