Christopher Novak is co-founder and the Managing Director of the Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center. He is an internationally recognized executive in the fields of Incident Response, Computer Forensics, and Threat Intelligence. He has been involved with cybersecurity for over 20 years. Novak has assisted corporations, government agencies, and attorneys with all matters involving digital forensics, fraud investigations, and crisis management. He has testified as an expert witness in various matters and before such bodies as the Supreme Court of the State of New York. He has also briefed United States congressional committees such as Senate Banking, House Financial Services, Senate Commerce, House Energy & Commerce, House Homeland Security and Senate Homeland Security.