Abraham Rivera is an experienced security practitioner with domain knowledge of computers, networking, information security management, investigations, training, digital forensics, ediscovery and incident response in the public and private sectors including academia. The first and former Executive Director of IT and Investigative Operations and law enforcement officer for the New York City Department of Investigation, his managerial and technical expertise is extensive, hands-on, and encompasses over a dozen operating systems, networks and databases. He earned most of the major certifications in information technology, information security and digital forensics. In addition, he has been teaching aggressive networking and security programs and has been performing speaking engagements at numerous institutions, organizations and conferences since 1998. Abraham graduated Cum Laude from the City College of New York and from John Jay College with a Master's of Public Administration in Inspection and Oversight.
Former law enforcement officer