In 2017, TAG Cyber was just one person – Ed Amoroso. Now our team is growing, and we continue to add experts to support our customers. And our objective remains: To democratize world-class cyber security industry research and analysis. We do this through our industry market reports, social media content, technical articles, entertaining videos, talk and interview shows, career support tools, and Charlie Ciso cartoons. Join us on our mission!
Dr. Ed Amoroso is CEO of TAG Cyber. An NYU professor and former AT&T executive, Ed started TAG Cyber to democratize the consulting business and unleash his inner entrepreneur. Business Insider tapped him as one of the country’s 50 leaders “who helped lead the cyber security industry through an unprecedented and tumultuous year.”
Andy McCool is a seasoned technology executive with over 30 years of experience and a passion for driving business transformations through the use of technology. At TAG Cyber, Andy supports a variety of consulting engagements related to cyber security metrics and support for the US Government.
Jennifer L. Bayuk, Ph.D., is an Independent Cybersecurity Consultant. She also teaches Cybersecurity Risk Management in multiple academic and professional forums and serves as a Private Cybersecurity Investigator and Expert Witness.
Shawn Hopkins joins TAG Cyber as Executive Vice President of Cyber Services co-leading the Cyber Corps cyber security scanning, compliance, awareness, and analysis for small businesses. Shawn has many years experience as an IT and security executive.
Matt holds the BS degree in Computer Science from Lehigh University as well as the MS degree in Computer Science from New York University. Matt runs TAG Cyber's managed security services, coordinates the architecture of the Research Portal, and manages TAG Cyber's infrastructure.
Liam Baglivo is currently Chief of Staff at TAG Cyber LLC. Liam joined the team as a Member of Technical Staff after receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Liam plans and manages TAG Cyber's day-to-day business operations.
Miles holds the BS degree in Physics from Syracuse University. Before coming to TAG Cyber, he cofounded mtwoteaching, a start-up that created specialized interactive courses in technology. Miles is in charge of all TAG Cyber video operations, planning, editing, and deployment.
Sourajyoti recently graduated from NYU with a master's in Cybersecurity. He is an experienced software developer having worked for 3 years at Oracle. He has done work in Application Security, DevSecOps and implementing secure development processes during SDLC .
Rich Powell is an award-winning artist and illustrator currently living in central North Carolina. Rich works with Ed Amoroso on the popular Charlie Ciso comic, and also supports TAG Cyber Security Awareness projects. His illustration work also appears regularly in MAD Magazine and Highlights For Children.
David Hechler is a veteran reporter and editor of legal publications. He was editor-in-chief at Law Business Media and executive editor of Corporate Counsel magazine (American Lawyer Media), where his editing and reporting won business journalism awards.
Lester Goodman is a creator of unique targeted media. He has developed, designed, launched, and directed custom media for over 15 years. He's worked within a wide range of content in professional and consumer editorial, branding, and marketing.
Iassen holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Kean University. He previously was an intern in TAG’s Cyber Corps program being promoted to manager of intern activities in 2020.
Nick is upon completion of his BA in Computer Science at the University of Rhode Island, accompanied by a Minor in Cybersecurity.