Steven Andres, M.S., Ph.D.

Steven Andres


Office: SSE-2428
Mail Code: 1012
Phone: 619-594-0954
Email: [email protected]

Steven Andrés is the founder of Special Ops Security and serves as its Managing Principal. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker and earned the well-respected distinction of Certified Information Systems Security Professional. As a three-time commercially successful published author and occasional freelance writer, his works on security best practices have reached millions of print and online subscribers. With extensive experience managing high-availability networks in the Entertainment, Health Care, Financial, and Higher Education industries, he is frequently invited to speak on secure architecture best practices and information security current events.

  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, Information Systems & Technology.
  • M.S., San Diego State University, Homeland Security.
  • B.A., University of California at Los Angeles, Business Economics.
    (Minor in Accounting; Specialization in Computer Science)
  • U.S. Patent US8201257B1
  • Disposable Social Media Profiles
  • Fourth & Fifth Generation Warfare
  • Security Sage's Guide: Hardening Network Infrastructure
  • Hacking Exposed: Fourth Edition
  • SPECIAL OPS: Host and Network Security

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