Dr. Eric Cole, Ph.D., is a computer and cybersecurity expert who has built a solid reputation in the information technology industry over the last three decades. His educational experience includes a master’s degree in computer science from the New York Institute of Technology, and a doctorate in network security from Pace University. Dr. Cole’s expert involvement in the cybersecurity industry is demonstrated by his accreditation in over 20 patents, being appointed as the commissioner on cybersecurity for the 44th president, holding a position as a senior fellow at SANS, and being elected to the Purdue University Executive Advisory Board. His accomplishments have earned him an induction into the Information Security Hall of Fame and have awarded him as a Cyber Wingman, from the US Air Force. Aside from his seasoned technical expertise, Dr. Cole is a well-known public figure and author of various publications, like his recently released book, Cyber Crisis, which debuted at #1 on the Wall Street Journal’s bestseller list. Dr. Eric Cole has expertise and experience working with both the plaintiff and defense as a cybersecurity expert on cases and issues relating to patent infringement, invalidity, and damages; computer networking and computer science; and cybersecurity.