Christopher Novak is a Co-Founder and the Global Director of the Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of incident response and computer forensics. He has been involved with information security for over 15 years. Novak has assisted corporations, government agencies and attorneys with all matters involving computer 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 & Government Affairs.