Director of Curriculum Development
Benjamin Brooks is a founding member and managing partner of Cyber Warrior Foundation. Benjamin is a senior organizational leader with over 18-years’ experience in the realms of providing guidance and direction for the organization, leading teams, and program development. An internationally recognized information security expert, he also provides subject matter and exam writing expertise for the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, (ISC)2.
Benjamin’s work focuses primarily on business consulting; advising organizations on behavioral and administrative controls to reduce information risk, prevent breaches, and aid in compliance measures. Benjamin is a veteran of Naval Special Warfare technology teams and a drilling Navy Reservist Chief Petty Officer. He has a passion for helping other understand both the fundamentals and the finery of information security, leading to his current role with Cyber Warrior Foundation. Some of Benjamin’s more notable clients include Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command, Proctor and Gamble, AXA Insurance, The State of New Jersey Judiciary, and The Ohio State University, amongst others.
Benjamin graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Political Science in 2011 and will complete his Executive Master of Business Administration from Case-Western Reserve Weatherhead School of Management in Spring of 2018.