Dr. Edward G. Amoroso serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer for AT&T Services, Inc. His responsibilities include real-time security protection of AT&T’s network and computing infrastructure – including mobility services; security policy, planning,and architecture for AT&T’s enterprise; security support for AT&T’s IPTV initiatives; and leaddesign, development, and operations support for AT&T’s managed and network-based security services.
Ed’s twenty six-year career at AT&T began at Bell Laboratories, where he worked on securing the Unix operating system, as well as numerous federal government security initiatives. More recently, he has championed AT&T’s network-based security strategy, centered around emerging in-the cloud protection services such as Network- Based Firewall and DDoS Defense.
Ed has authored numerous research papers, articles, and five books on information security, including the recently published “Cyber Attacks: Protecting National Infrastructure”.
He is the 1999 winner of the AT&T Labs Technology Medal for his contributions to large-scale intrusion detection and in 2010, Ed was elected an AT&T Fellow.
Ed holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Stevens Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the Senior Executive Program at the Columbia Business School. He has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stevens for the past twenty two years, and his work has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Network World and the New York Times.
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