David Black, CISM, has been a civilian member of the world’s finest police force for over 25 years. He joined the RCMP in 1983 (pre-internet / pre-cybercrime) and has evolved into the RCMP’s Manager, Cyber Infrastructure Protection Section, Technical Security Branch. David is a member of the RCMP Cybercrime Council and a steering committee member of the Conference Board of Canada’s Council on Security and Technology. His duties include advice and guidance to Canadian federal departments on government security standards, criminal threats, incident response, Industrial Control System security, and input to corporate threat-risk assessments. These roles are based on the RCMP’s support for both law enforcement investigators and computer security administrators; leading to safe homes and safe communities.