Curriculum vitae

Brian Patrick Ford

Research Interests

Attack, Sensing, Warning, (ASW) and Response – The detection, correlation, identification, and characterization of intentional unauthorized activity with notification to decision makers so that an appropriate response can be developed.

Technical Security- The study and development of series of techniques used for authentication and protection against theft of sensitive data and information.

Cybersecurity Training & Exercises – The development of reproducible cyber-focused training exercises for students and entry level personnel.


M.S. in Information Assurance, Norwich University, June 2013

B.S. in Computer Science, SUNY Stony Brook, December 1984

Work History

CompTIA, CompTIA Tech Career Academy, Adjunct Faculty, 2021-Present

Cisco Systems, Security Business Group, Technical Marketing Engineer; January 2016 to October, 2020. Retired.

Lancope Corporation, Senior Solution Architect; December 2014 to January 1, 2016. Company was acquired by Cisco Systems.

Cisco Systems, Corporate Consulting Engineer, Office of the CTO, August 1999 to November 2014.   

Cisco Systems, Sales System Engineer (SE), May 1997 to August 1, 1999.


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