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Richard Forno
Richard Forno is a recognized security professional, author, lecturer, and teacher, and is currently the CTO for a Dulles, Virginia firm providing full-spectrum information assurance support to the national security and intelligence community. In this role Forno assists in corporate strategy, product development, industry outreach, and policy analysis, among other projects.

Forno is a frequent lecturer at government, industry, and academic symposia, and co-author of the popular The Art of Information Warfare (Universal, 1999) and Incident Response Planning and Coordination (O'Reilly, 2001). His 1998 essay on the "InfoCorps" helped shape DoD initiatives in developing information assurance and Internet risk assessment capabilities during the 1990s. He also pens a recurring column for Securityfocus.Com and his personal website, Infowarrior.Org.

Richard holds degrees from Valley Forge Military College, The American University School of International Service, and is the youngest recorded graduate from the United States Naval War College. He will complete his masters degree in international relations in May 2002.

Forno's professional affiliations include the National Military Intelligence Association (Past President of the Potomac Chapter); OPSEC Professionals Society (Past Director and Journal Editor); High-Technology Crime Investigations Association; and United States Naval War College Foundation


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