The late Shon Harris was the founder and CEO of Logical Security LLC, an information security consultant, a former engineer in the Air Force's Information Warfare unit, an instructor and an author. She authored several international best-selling books on information security published by McGraw-Hill and Pearson which have sold over a million copies and have been translated into six languages. Ms. Harris authored academic textbooks for various publishers and articles for trade magazines.
Ms. Harris consulted for a large number of organizations in every business sector (financial, medical, retail, entertainment, utility) and several U.S. government agencies over the last 18 years. Ms. Harris provided high-end, advanced and specialized consulting for organizations globally. She worked directly with law firms as a technical and expert witness on cases that range from patent infringement, criminal investigations, civil lawsuits and she specialized in cryptographic technologies. Ms. Harris was recognized as one of the top 25 women in the information security field by Information Security magazine.