ICANN Announces New Staff Appointment
ICANN is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Piscitello to the position of Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) Fellow. In this position Dave will work closely with Steve Crocker and other SSAC members and ICANN staff to review and report on issues relating to the Domain Name and Addressing Systems which encompass this field of expertise.
Dave is a recognized expert in the fields of Internet Routing and Security. For a number of years Dave has run his own consultancy, providing advice and solutions to a number of organizations both public and private. He is well published both as a freelance writer in publications such as the Business Communications Review, Wall Street Ticker, CMP Security Pipeline and ISSA Journal. He has co-authored two books on Internet technologies and served as an acquisitions editor for a major Publisher. Dave has also provided editorial supervision of web information portals and conference program development for MediaLive International.
In his earlier career, Dave worked on a variety of projects as a member of technical staff for Bell Communications Research and Unisys Corporation.
Dave holds a BS in Mathematics from Villanova University. He has also achieved a number of personal honors and awards including a President's Recognition Award during his tenure at Bellcore. He is the Founder and former Chair of The Internet Security Conference, a member of ISSA, the Information Systems Security Association, and a certified Internet firewall administrator.