David Cross holds a B.S. in computer information systems as well as an MBA with a management information systems concentration and is a longtime advocate of security application and technology stemming back to his military service when he first started his work in encryption, information protection and analysis of data with his five years’ active duty service with the aviation electronic warfare community of the United States Navy. Cross is the Cloud Security Engineering Director in the Google Security and Privacy organization. and he spent his previous 18 years with Microsoft in numerous security product and engineering leadership roles. In addition, Cross has been a contributing Author on a number of whitepapers and Microsoft Press books regarding security and PKI.