Departments/ProgramsRabb School of Continuing Studies, Division of Graduate Professional Studies
DegreesBoston University, M.S.
Clark University, B.A.
ExpertiseNetwork security and secure software development specifically in data network communications. Broad background in information security, including network forensics, VPN technologies, PKI, LAMP and secure software development.
ProfileCharlie Brooks, MA, MSCIS, C|EH, CISSP, C|HFI. Charlie is the owner and principal consultant at Security Technical Education, that offers course development, training, delivery and technical writing and reviewing services. Charlie has 20+ years of experience in software development, data communications, and security engineering. He is a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), the North American Information Security Group (NAISG), the ACM and the IEEE Computer Society. His currents interests lie in network forensics analysis, securing virtualized environments, and examining the common threads that unite security testing, hacking, and malware analysis. Webpage
|RIAS||130||Software Security Testing and Code Assessment|
|RIAS||140||Securing Virtualized and Cloud Infrastructures|
|RIAS||190||Special Topics in Information Assurance and Security|
Awards and Honors
Rabb School GPS 2011 Award for Outstanding Teaching (2011)
Instructor of the Quarter, Spring, 2006 ITT Technical Institute (2006)
Brooks, Charles Lockhart. "Data Storage Security, Cloud Computing and Virtualization: What You Think You Know can Hurt You." EMC World Boston 2010. Boston, MA USA. May 12, 2010.
Brooks, Charles Lockhart. "RAID! Data Forensics in the SAN." September 1, 2010.