Ask The Security Expert: Meet the Experts

If you're an expert on information security or IT compliance, see yourself as a trusted adviser and thought leader, and enjoy writing for an audience of more than 150,000 infosec practitioners, then you might be perfect for SearchSecurity's Ask the Experts team!

Learn more about our talented group of experts below. Want to be an expert? Email us at and tell us what area(s) of infosec and compliance you're interested in and what you can bring to our team.

  • Michael Cobb, Application Security

    Michael Cobb, Application Security

    Categories:Application Security,Platform Security

    Michael Cobb is's expert on application and platform security, including Web application and server security, database security and virtualization security.

  • Mike Chapple, Enterprise Compliance

    Mike Chapple, Enterprise Compliance

    Categories:Information Security Compliance, Standards and Frameworks

    Get your questions on enterprise compliance, standards and frameworks answered for free by expert Mike Chapple.

  • Nick Lewis, Enterprise Threats

    Nick Lewis, Enterprise Threats

    Categories:Information Security Threats

    Information security threats expert Nick Lewis is standing by to help you defend your organization from attacks. Submit your questions & check out his latest answers.

  • Brad Casey, Network Security

    Brad Casey, Network Security

    Categories:Network Security

    Brad Casey is a network security specialist versed in information assurance and security assessment testing. See all of his recent articles on enterprise network security.

  • Lisa Phifer, Contributor

    Lisa Phifer, Contributor

    Lisa Phifer is principal network security consultant with Core Competence. She has worked in networking, wireless and mobile security for more than 25 years.

  • Ernie Hayden, Contributor

    Ernie Hayden, Contributor

    Ernie Hayden is a contributor on security management, policy, incident response, and careers, plus utilities and energy sector security. He has worked in IT for more than 35 years.

  • Gary McGraw, Contributor

    Gary McGraw, Contributor

    Gary McGraw is the CTO of Cigital, Inc., the industry's foremost expert and author on the topic of software security, and a special contributor to SearchSecurity.