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  • How implementing layers of privilege management helps prevent hacker intrusions
  • Easy fixes to common cybersecurity privileged password mistakes
  • Understanding privileged password management and how to build access barriers
  • Identifying the improper use of password encryption methods and how to fix them

Dr. Eric Cole

Cyber Security Scientist | Keynote Speaker | Author | Founder and CEO at Secure Anchor Consulting

Dr. Cole is an industry-recognized security expert with over 20 years of hands-on experience. Dr. Cole has experience in information technology with a focus on helping customers focus on the right areas of security by building out a dynamic defense. Dr. Cole has a master's degree in computer science from NYIT and a doctorate from Pace University with a concentration in information security. He served as CTO of McAfee and Chief Scientist for Lockheed Martin.

Dr. Cole is the author of several books, including Advanced Persistent Threat, Hackers Beware, Hiding in Plain Sight, Network Security Bible 2nd Edition, and Insider Threat. He is the inventor of over 20 patents and is a researcher, writer, and speaker. He is also a member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President and several executive advisory boards. Dr. Cole is the founder and an executive leader at Secure Anchor Consulting where he provides leading-edge cyber security consulting services, expert witness work, and leads research and development initiatives to advance the state-of-the-art in information systems security. Dr. Cole was the lone inductee into the InfoSec European Hall of Fame in 2014.

Dr. Cole is a Former SANS Faculty Fellow who was actively involved with the SANS Technology Institute (STI), including the students, teachers, and courseware.