Dr. Faisal Abdullah is a multi-disciplinary educator and cybersecurity specialist with over 20 years of experience in academia and cybersecurity consulting. He has been the recipient of over $500,000 in grants from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Security Agency (NSA). Dr. Abdullah is a cybersecurity teacher and specializes in cybersecurity risk management for large and mid-sized organizations. He currently serves as the Head of Academy and Partnership Initiatives at Offensive Security. He holds CISA and CISSP certifications.