Nicholas Redd has been working in the information technology/security arena for well over a decade. He has worked both in the commercial and government sectors within numerous roles over the years. For example, at one point Redd was an enterprise systems engineer, database administrator, information assurance analysis, computer forensic investigator, and even a security consultant. Redd also teaches at two other universities in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. He received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Bowie State University and completed his Master's in Information Assurance from the University of Maryland. When he eventually gets free time, he enjoys traveling, skiing and drag racing his 1979 Chevy Malibu.