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Jon Villanti

Jon Villanti is the cyber technical lead for an engineering, procurement, and construction firm in the oil and gas industry. Jon works with clients on incident response and the development and improvement of information security programs.

As a former CIO and CEO Jon brings significant executive experience to the classroom. Jon teaches security essentials (Security 401) and has mentored incident response (Security 504). His interest in IT security stems from a breach his company experienced in 2001.

After leaving the cockpit of his F-16 Jon began his 2nd career in the USAF, joining the cyberspace cadre. Jon currently serves as the Division Chief of Combat Operations (Cyber) for the Reserves. Jon oversaw the IT security education of thousands of military and civilian students during an overhaul of cyberspace operations. Jon is an IT security expert and has authored multiple books for the USAF related to command and control, information operations, and cyberspace operations.

Jon holds a B.S. in Business Administration, MIS concentration, from The University of Vermont, as well as a number of IT security certifications, including the CISSP, GPEN, GCIH, and GSEC.