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Ben Cotton

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Ben Cotton is the President, CEO and founder of Cytech Services, an industry leading computer forensics and incident response firm serving both public and private industry.

Prior to founding CyTech in 2002, Ben was a twenty-one year veteran of the US Army, Special Operations Command (SOCOM). Mr. Cotton served in both unclassified and classified units fighting the Global War on Terrorism, specializing in sensitive site and digital device exploitation, Computer Network Attack (CNA), and Computer Network Defense (CND).  While on active duty—in addition to being a fully qualified operator—Mr. Cotton was a technical visionary and pioneer in Cyber Security and Computer Forensics for the US Government and the SOCOM.  Ben is a plank holder for the SOCOM capabilities that now exist within these technical areas.

Ben holds a Masters of Science in Information Technology Management and has also earned numerous technical certifications, including the CISSP and other industry-recognized computer forensic and incident response certifications.