Diane Barrett is the president of NextGard Technology and an associate professor at Bloomsburg University. She has done contract forensic and security assessment work for several years and has authored several other security and forensic books. She is a program director for ADFSL’s Conference on Digital Forensics, Security, and Law; the president of the Digital Forensic Certification Board; and a volunteer on the National CyberWatch Center’s Curriculum Standards Panel for Information Security Fundamentals. She holds many industry certifications, including CISSP, ISSMP, DFCP, and PCME, and also has several from CompTIA, including Security+. Diane’s education includes a Ph.D. in business administration with a specialization in information security, and a master of science degree in information technology, with a specialization in information security.
Marty M. Weiss has spent most of his career in information security, risk management, and compliance, helping large organizations. Marty holds a bachelor of science degree in computer studies from the University of Maryland University College and an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds several certifications, including CISSP, CISA, and Security+. Marty has authored and coauthored more than a half-dozen books on information technology, many that have been described as riveting and Dostoevsky-esque in reviews by his mother. In the little free time he has left, Marty occasionally molds minds as an adjunct professor with the University of Maryland University College. A Florida native, he now lives in New England somewhere between Boston and New York City.