Meet Winn Schwartau, SAC’s President & Founder

Winn Schwartau is one of the world’s top experts on security, privacy, infowar, cyber-terrorism, and related topics. He is also the president and founder 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.

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.

  • January 30 – February 1: Art into Science – 2018
    A Conference for Defense (Austin)
  • February 7 – 10: 19th Annual Privacy and Security Conference (Victoria, BC)
  • March 8 – 9: Ponemon Institute (Tucson)
  • April 14: BSides Nashville (Nashville)
  • April 16 – 20: RSA (San Francisco)
  • June 25 – 29: Hack in Paris (Paris)
  • August 7 – 8: BSides Las Vegas (Las Vegas)
  • August 4 – 9: Black Hat (Las Vegas)
  • September 13 – 14: Hacker Halted (Atlanta)
  • September 7: ISSA InfoSec Conference (Nashville)
  • Septmeber 13 – 15: Hacker Halted (Atlanta)
  • October 3 – 6: DerbyCon (Louisville)
  • October 17 – 18: ISSA International (Atlanta)
Winn Schwartau


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

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