Gregory Conti is a career technologist with over 25 years of experience in cyber security, technology, and intelligence. Currently he is the Director of Information Security Research at IronNet Cybersecurity. Previously, he served as the founding Director of the Army Cyber Institute at West Point, the U.S. Army’s cyber security innovation and public/private partnership center, and as a faculty member in West Point’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is a career Cyber Operations and Military Intelligence officer in the U.S. Army, retiring as a Colonel. During his career he served in a variety of Signals Intelligence and Cyber Operations assignments, deploying to Iraq as Officer-in-Charge of U.S. Cyber Command’s Expeditionary Cyber Support Team and as a Senior Advisor in the U.S. Cyber Command Commander’s Action Group where he co-developed the Joint Advanced Cyber Warfare Course.
Gregory is the author of Security Data Visualization (No Starch Press) and Googling Security (Addison-Wesley), as well as approximately 75 articles and papers covering cyber conflict, online privacy, usable security, and security visualization. He has spoken at numerous security conferences, including Black Hat, DEFCON, RSA, Google Ideas, and the NATO Conference on Cyber Conflict. Conti holds a B.S. from West Point, an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, all in computer science.