David Cowen, CISSP, is a partner at G-C Partners, LLC based in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Cowen is one of the authors of Hacking Exposed:Computer Forensics first and second editions, the third edition of the Anti-Hacker Toolkit and the newly released ‘Computer Forensics, A Beginner’s Guide’ all from McGraw Hill. Mr. Cowen is also the author of the popular Hacking Exposed Computer Forensics Blog and a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas with a B.S. in Computer Science. Mr. Cowen is the captain of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition’s Red Team. Mr. Cowen has been working doing computer forensics since 1999 and information security since 1996 acting as an expert witness in civil cases around the nation.