Mr. Cowen has more than sixteen years of experience in the areas of integration, architecture, assessment, programming, forensic analysis, and investigation. He currently holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification from (ISC)2. He has been trained in proper forensics practices by the High Tech Crime Investigators Association, ASR Data and Guidance Software, and SANS amongst others. He is an active contributor within the computer forensics community, where he frequently presents and trains on various forensic topics. He has managed, created, and worked with multiple forensics/litigation support teams and associated procedures. His experience spans a variety of environments ranging from high security military installations to large/small private sector companies. He is the author of, "Infosec Pro Guide to Computer Forensics," "Hacking Exposed: Computer Forensics," (1st and 2nd edition) and the "Anti Hacker Toolkit” (3rd edition), all by McGraw Hill.