About Dr. Eric Cole

About Dr. Eric Cole 2018-04-17T19:23:11+00:00

Meet Cyber Ninja, Dr. Eric Cole

Eric Cole, PhD, is an industry-recognized security expert with over 20 years of hands-on experience in consulting, training, and public speaking. As the founder and CEO of Secure Anchor Consulting, Dr. Cole focuses on helping customers prevent security breaches, detect network intrusions, and respond to advanced threats. In addition, he is a sought-after expert witness and a 2014 inductee to the InfoSecurity Hall of Fame.

Dr. Eric Cole is the author of several books, including Advanced Persistent Threat: Understanding the Danger and How to Protect Your Organization; Hackers Beware: The Ultimate Guide to Network Security; Insider Threat: Protecting the Enterprise from Sabotage, Spying, and Theft; and Hiding in Plain Sight. With over 20 patent applications, Dr. Cole is on the cutting edge of cyber security research and development.

Prior to founding Secure Anchor, Dr. Cole was dean of faculty and a leading instructor and course developer at SANS Institute, where he remains a faculty fellow. His career has spanned industry and government roles including CTO at McAfee, Chief Scientist for Lockheed Martin, and member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President, Barack Obama.

Dr. Eric Cole obtained his doctorate from Pace University, with a concentration in information security, and earned both an MS and BS in computer science from New York Institute of Technology.

Dr. Eric Cole

Dr. Cole is truly an expert and has a unique ability to describe complex, technical terms and concepts to laypeople in very understandable terms.

I didn’t realize all the ways my smart phone could be revealing my personal information. Thanks to Dr. Cole’s advice, I made changes that make me feel safer.

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Network Security Bible
Network Security Bible
A must for working network and security professionals as well as anyone in IS seeking to build competence in the increasingly important field of security.
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Insider Threat
Insider Threat
The Secret Service, FBI, NSA, CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) have all identified insider threats as one of the most significant challenges facing IT, security, law enforcement, and intelligence professionals today.
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Hiding in Plain Sight
Hiding in Plain Sight
Explains exactly what steganography is – hiding a message inside an innocuous picture or music file – and how it has become a popular tool for secretly sending and receiving messages for both the good guys and the bad guys.
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Hackers Beware
Hackers Beware
Explains how and why hackers break into computers, steal information, and deny services to machines’ legitimate users, and discusses strategies and tools used by hackers and how to defend against them.
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