Al Alper, founder and CEO of Wilton-based Absolute Logic, has been named to the Cybersecurity Advisory Board for Baruch College in New York City.

In this role, he will work with fellow board members to provide guidance on the ever-evolving threat landscape, technology trends and strategies for students who plan to work in the field of cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Advisory Board will assist the Zicklin School of Business (the Baruch College business school) as it develops courses of study in the field. The school is considering developing a graduate program of study, as well as an undergraduate minor in the field of cybersecurity. Alper and other Board members will additionally assist the school in developing partnerships with the business community to help support the mission.

Baruch College professor Trevor T. Moores said, “We believe this board’s advice will help build partnerships and advocacy and help shape future generations of cybersecurity professionals, while supporting the growth of excellence in cybersecurity.”

Alper brings depth of experience to this new role on the board. In addition to 25 years in the industry, he has written several books on cybersecurity. His most recent, Revealed! The Secrets to Protecting Yourself from Cyber-Criminals, is available on He has also authored numerous articles on the topic for industry and regional publications, and he speaks on the topic before industry and civic organizations.

Absolute Logic recently developed and brought to market a suite of cybersecurity solutions called CyberGuard360 which meet all of the compliance requirements for businesses and organizations impacted by the recent New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation (23 NYCRR 500). This new legislation impacts any organization overseen by New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS), and is intended to anticipate, address, and thwart cybercriminals. Absolute Logic has been a leader in this field through its membership and participation on the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force, FBI InfraGard, and the National Cyber Security Alliance.

“I am very pleased to have been selected to serve on the Cybersecurity Advisory Board for Baruch College,” said Alper, adding, “I believe our industry experience will help the college as they undertake the establishment of these courses and help educate people on how to recognize and deal with these very real threats. Baruch’s leadership in this very important area lays a foundation for a new generation of leaders focused on cybersecurity.”

One reply on “Alper named to Baruch College Cybersecurity Advisory Board”

  1. Congrats to you Al !!! Know Baruch College will benefit greatly from your unique expertise.

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