Peter Stephenson

Peter
Stephenson
PhD, CISSP, CISM, FICAF
Program Type: 
Master’s
Faculty

Peter Stephenson is a cyber criminologist, digital investigator, and digital forensic scientist. He teaches network attack and defense, digital forensics, and cyber investigation at Norwich, where he serves as the chief information security officer and director of the school’s Center for Advanced Computing and Digital Forensics.

He began his career in 1964 as a crypto tech in the US Navy. He operated a consulting practice for more than 20 years and has worked for companies such as Siemens and Tektronix. He lectures extensively on digital investigation and security and has written, edited, or contributed to 16 books and several hundred articles. He is an information assurance advisor for the state of Vermont and Combined Endeavor (the world’s largest international joint interoperability event).

He holds a doctorate degree in computing from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England, and master’s degree in diplomacy from Norwich University. He also holds CISSP, CISM, and FICAF designations.