ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Peter H. Gregory, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, CIPM, CCISO, CCSK, PCI-QSA, is a 30-year career technologist and an executive director at Optiv Security, the world’s leading security systems integrator (SSI). He has been developing and managing information security management programs since 2002 and has been leading the development and testing of secure IT environments since 1990. Also, Peter has spent many years as a software engineer and architect, systems engineer, network engineer, and security engineer. Throughout his career, he has written many articles, white papers, user manuals, processes, and procedures, and he has conducted numerous lectures, training classes, seminars, and university courses.
Peter is the author of more than 40 books about information security and technology, including Solaris Security, CISSP Guide to Security Essentials, CISM Certified Information Security Manager All-In-One Exam Guide, and CISA Certified Information Systems Auditor All-In-One Exam Guide. He has spoken at numerous industry conferences, including RSA, Interop, ISACA CACS, (ISC)² Congress, SecureWorld Expo, West Coast Security Forum, IP3, Society for Information Management, the Washington Technology Industry Association, the Victoria Privacy and Security Conference, and InfraGard.
Peter is an advisory board member at the University of Washington’s certificate program in information security and risk management as well as the lead instructor (emeritus) and advisory board member for the University of Washington certificate program in cybersecurity. He is an advisory board member and instructor at the University of South Florida’s Cybersecurity For Executives program, a former board member of the Washington State chapter of InfraGard, and a founding member of the Pacific CISO Forum. He is a 2008 graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy and a member of the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association.
Peter resides with his family in the Seattle, Washington, area and can be found at www.peterhgregory.com.
About the Technical Editor
Bobby E. Rogers is an information security engineer working as a contractor for Department of Defense agencies, helping to secure, certify, and accredit their information systems. His duties include information system security engineering, risk management, and certification and accreditation efforts. He retired after 21 years in the U.S. Air Force, serving as a network security engineer and instructor, and has secured networks all over the world. Bobby has a master’s degree in information assurance (IA) and is pursuing a doctoral degree in cybersecurity from Capitol Technology University in Maryland. His many certifications include CISSP-ISSEP, CRISC, CEH, and MCSE: Security, as well as the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Security+ certifications. He is the author of CRISC Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control All-In-One Exam Guide (McGraw-Hill, 2016) and CompTIA Mobility+ All-in-One Exam Guide (McGraw-Hill, 2014). Bobby is also the technical editor for numerous books, including the eighth edition of CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (McGraw-Hill, 2018).