A computer and cyber security expert with 30 years of hands-on experience, Dr. Eric Cole consults in information technology with a focus on cyber security. Dr. Cole has a master's degree in computer science from NYIT and a Doctorate from Pace University and is credited on more than 20 patents. He is an invited speaker for, and a member of, many key organizations, including the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President and the Purdue University Executive Advisory Board, and is a senior fellow with SANS. He is the author of several books and patents. He was inducted into the InfoSec European Hall of Fame in 2014. Dr. Cole works with both plaintiff and defense attorneys as a cyber security expert on cases and issues relating to patent infringement, invalidity, and damages; computer networking and computer science; and cyber security.