ArcSight Brian Contos has over a decade of real-world security engineering and management expertise developed in some of the most sensitive and mission-critical environments in the world. As ArcSight's CSO he advises government organizations and Global 1000s on security strategy related to Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions while being an evangelist for the security space. He has delivered security-related presentations, white papers, webcasts, podcasts and most recently co-authored a book titled Physical and Logical Security Convergence. In 2006 he authored a book on insider threats titled - Enemy at the Water Cooler. He frequently appears in media outlets including: Forbes, The London Times, Computerworld, SC Magazine, InfoSecurity Magazine, ITDefense Magazine and the Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal.
Mr. Contos has held management and engineering positions at Riptech, Lucent Bell Labs, Compaq Computers and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). He has worked throughout North and South America, Western Europe, and Asia and holds a B.S. from the University of Arizona in addition to a number of industry and vendor certifications.