Ira Winkler, CISSP, is the Director of the Human Security Engineering Consortium and author of the books, You Can Stop Stupid and Security Awareness for Dummies. He is considered one of the world’s most influential security professionals and was named “The Awareness Crusader” by CSO Magazine in receiving their CSO COMPASS Award. Most recently, he was named 2021 Top Cybersecurity Leader by Security Magazine. He has designed, implemented, and supported security awareness programs at organizations of all sizes, in all industries, around the world. Ira began his career at the National Security Agency, where he served in various roles as an Intelligence and Computer Systems Analyst. He has since served in other positions supporting the cybersecurity programs in organizations of all sizes.