Nihad A. Hassan is an independent information security consultant, digital forensics and cybersecurity expert, online blogger, and book author. He has been actively conducting research in different areas of information security for more than a decade and has developed numerous cybersecurity education courses and technical guides. He has completed several technical security consulting engagements involving security architectures, penetration testing, computer crime investigation, and cyber open source intelligence (OSINT).
Nihad has authored five books and scores of information security articles for various global publications. He also enjoys being involved in security training, education, and motivation. His current work focuses on digital forensics, anti-forensics techniques, digital privacy, and cyber OSINT. He covers different information security topics and related matters on his security blog at DarknessGate.com and recently launched a dedicated site for open source intelligence resources at OSINT.link.
Nihad has a BS honors degree in computer science from the University of Greenwich in the United Kingdom. He can be followed on Twitter (@DarknessGate), and you can connect to him via LinkedIn at darknessgate.