Meet Winn Schwartau, SAC’s Founder & CVO

Winn Schwartau is one of the world’s top experts on security, privacy, infowar, cyber-terrorism, and related topics. He is also the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of The Security Awareness Company.

Winn is gifted at making highly technical security subjects understandable and entertaining. In addition to being called “The Civilian Architect of Information Warfare,” he is one of the country’s most sought after experts on information security, infrastructure protection, and electronic privacy. He has authored more than 12 security books and has been the recipient of a host of industry recognitions. In 2019, he was selected to the ISSA Hall of Fame.

We consider ourselves lucky to be led by such a renowned guy! Winn likes to get his hands dirty, so-to-speak, often getting directly involved with many of our clients’ projects. He writes much of the content used in our materials, all while traveling the world and sharing his decades of knowledge at conferences.

  • October 10-13: New Scientist Live (London, UK)
  • October 28-30: (ISC)² Security Congress (Orlando, Florida)
  • December 10-12: NIPS 2019 (Vancouver, Canada)
Winn Schwartau


If you see Winn, grab him for a selfie and tweet it to us @SecAwareCo!

Latest from Winn on the Blog

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Security Awareness: Get Management to Buy In

It's a question that many cybersecurity program managers have: How can I get management to buy into our security awareness [...]

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Winn Schwartau selected to ISSA Hall of Fame

We have a Hall of Famer in our midst. Winn Schwartau, the man who founded The Security Awareness Company nearly [...]

How Much for That Data in the Window?

What follows is an edited excerpt from Winn Schwartau’s latest book “Analogue Network Security”, available here.  Question: How much is [...]