Steven Mains, PhD
, is an Operations Research-trained Cybersecurity Analyst, Planner, and Operator
who is expert in counterterrorism, critical infrastructure protection, intelligence, risk management, and cyber-security issues.
- A Retired Colonel for the United States Army, Dr. Mains' spent his career in Military and civilian business developing cyber intelligence to identify threats and protecting networks. He was responsible for developing cyber offensive and defensive activities for US Central Command (responsible for activities in the Middle East and South Asia) during the ongoing War on Terror.
Consulting / Litigation Support
- Dr. Mains provides expert witness and consulting services in the areas of Computer Security, Infrastructure Protection, Network Defense, Computer Forensics and Risk Mitigation. His litigation support services are offered to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defendant. His consulting services have been offered to such clients as US Special Operations Command, Boeing/SAIC, Leidos, Booz Allen Hamilton, Gemini, SRC, NASA, CACI, and Eaton Corporation. His expertise is available both nationally and internationally.
Degrees / Certifications
- Information Operations: Network Defense and Computer Forensics, Influence Campaign planning and implementation, Network Attack, and Information Assurance
- Real-time creation, collection, analysis and dissemination of knowledge
- Knowledge Management
- Integration of new technologies and social networking into influence campaigns
- Planning and implementing organizational change
- Rigorous experimentation on alternative concepts and organizations
- PhD in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) from the College of William and Mary developing agent-based models to optimize solutions across a hyper-sized solution space
- CompTIA Security+ Certified
- MPhil in Defence and International Studies, University of Madras, India
- Master of Science in Computational Operations Research, College of William and Mary
- Master of Science in Systems Management, University of Denver
- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering/Arabic US Military Academy, West Point NY
- Graduate of the Indian National Defence College