Brent Chapman is the co-author of McGraw-Hill's CompTIA CySA+ Cybersecurity Analyst Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He is an information security engineer with over 15 years of experience in information technology and cyber security.
Brent spent over ten years on active duty in the United States Army, where he served as an intelligence analyst, communications officer, network engineer, and cyber operations officer.
As a researcher at the Army Cyber Institute (ACI), Brent explored emerging information security and cyber warfare issues with a focus on field-expedient solutions and countermeasures. He held a number of unique assignments to include researcher and instructor at West Point. He was formerly assigned as project manager at the Secretary of Defense's Defense Innovation Unit Experiment (DIUx) in Silicon Valley.
Brent has industry certifications in incident handling, computer forensics, and network security (GCIH, GCFA, CISSP, CySA+). He is a professional member of the Association of Computing Machinery, FCC Amateur Radio Technician Class license holder, and contributor to several technical and maker-themed publications.
He holds a BS from West Point and an MS from Carnegie Mellon University.