About the Alien

Sherri Davidoff is the CEO of LMG Security. As a recognized expert in digital forensics and cybersecurity, Sherri has been called a “security badass” by the New York Times.

Sherri has conducted cybersecurity training for many distinguished organizations, including the FDIC/FFIEC, the American Bar Association, the Department of Defense, and many more. She is a faculty member at the Pacific Coast Banking School, and an instructor for Black Hat, where she teaches her “Data Breaches” course. She is also the coauthor of Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers Through Cyberspace (Prentice Hall, 2012), a noted security text in the private sector and a college textbook for many cybersecurity courses.

Sherri is a GIAC-certified forensic examiner (GCFA) and penetration tester (GPEN), and holds her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT. She has also been featured as the protagonist in Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called “Alien.”