Max Kilger is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Systems & Cyber Security at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Max received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Stanford University. He has over 17 years of experience in the area of information security concentrating on the social and psychological factors motivating malicious online actors, hacking groups and cyberterrorists. Max has written and co-authored a number of journal articles and book chapters on profiling, the social structure of the hacking community, cyberviolence and the emergence of cyberterrorism. He co-authored the popular book Reverse Deception: Organized Cyberthreat Counter – Exploitation and has just co-authored
his second book Deception in the Digital Age. Max was a member of a National Academy of Engineering committee dedicated to make recommendations for combating terrorism. He is also a member of a multinational instructional team for a NATO counterterrorism course. Max is a frequent national and international speaker to information security forums, federal law enforcement, the military and intelligence communities.