Scott Laliberte is a Managing Director leading Protiviti’s Global Information Security Practice. He is a published author, accomplished speaker, and quoted subject matter expert in the area of information security. Scott co-authored a book about penetration testing and information security called HACK I.T., his second book, Defend I.T. is a collection of case studies in information security. Scott also served as an instructor for several penetration testing techniques and methodologies, and has spoken on information security topics for a variety of audiences and industries including IAPO, ISACA, ISSA, NAFSA, IIA, and HCCA. He has been quoted as a security expert in the Financial Times, Securities Industries News, and other publications. Prior to becoming a consultant, Scott was an Information Systems Security Officer for the United States Coast Guard.