Instructor in the Rabb School of Continuing Studies, Division of Graduate Professional Studies.


M.S., Boston University

Field of Specialty

Network 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.

Contact Information

Rabb School

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Charles L. Brooks

Charlie 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.


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.

Courses Taught

RIAS 130 Software Security Testing and Code Assessment
RIAS 140 Securing Virtualized and Cloud Infrastructures
RIAS 172 Network Security
RIAS 190 Special Topics in Information Assurance and Security