Jim Denaro is the founder of CipherLaw, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm and focuses his practice on legal and technical issues faced by innovators in information security. Jim is a frequent speaker and writer on the subject and has experience in a wide range of technologies, including intrusion detection, botnet investigation, incident response, and cryptography. Jim has a degree in computer engineering and has completed professional coursework at MIT and Stanford in information security. He also holds technical certifications from the Cloud Security Alliance (CCSK) and Cisco Systems (CCENT), and is an Associate of (ISC)2 for CISSP pending certification. Jim is a registered patent attorney and is engaged in graduate studies in national security at Georgetown University.