Ira Winkler is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), the President and co-founder of Secure Mentem, and is considered one of the world’s most influential security professionals. He is one of the foremost experts in the human elements of cyber security and is known for the extensive espionage and social engineering simulations that he has conducted for Fortune 500 companies globally. Mr. Winkler continues to perform these espionage simulations, as well as assisting organizations in developing cost effective security programs. He is a noted speaker, media contributor, and author of several books, most notably Spies Among Us, Corporate Espionage, and Zen and the Art of Information Security. Mr. Winkler and his work have been featured in a variety of media outlets including CNN, The Wall St Journal, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes, among other outlets throughout the world.
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