Roger A. Grimes, Data-Driven Defense Evangelist for KnowBe4, Inc.
, is a 30-year computer security consultant, instructor, holder of dozens of computer certifications, and author of 11 books and over 1,000 magazine articles on computer security. He has spoken at many of the world’s biggest computer security conferences, been in Newsweek™ magazine, appeared on television, been interviewed for NPR’s All Things Considered™, the Wall Street Journal, and been a guest on dozens of radio shows and podcasts. He has worked at some of the world’s largest computer security companies, including Foundstone, McAfee, and Microsoft. He has consulted for hundreds of companies, from the largest to the smallest, around the world. He specializes in host and network security, identity management, anti-malware, hackers, honeypots, Public Key Infrastructure, cloud security, cryptography, policy, and technical writing. His certifications have included CPA, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, MSCE: Security, Security+, and yada-yada others, and he has been an instructor for many of them. His writings and presentations are often known for their real-world, contrarian views. He has been the weekly security columnist for InfoWorld and CSO magazines since 2005.
Roger A. Grimes, CPA, CISSP, CEH, MCSE, CISA, CISM, CNE, yada, yada, is the author of 11 books and over 1000 national magazine articles on computer security, specializing in host security and preventing hacker and malware attacks. Roger is a frequent speaker at national computer security conferences, was the security columnist at InfoWorld and CSO magazines since 2005. He has worked at some of the world’s largest computer security companies, including, Foundstone, McAfee, and Microsoft. Roger is a Principal Security Architect at Microsoft, and works with Microsoft Windows, Linux, and BSD. Roger is frequently interviewed and quote in the media including Newsweek, NPR, and WSJ. His presentations are fast-paced and filled with useful facts and recommendations.