Andrew Mason is the CEO of Mason Technologies Limited, a Cisco Premier Partner in the U.K. whose main business is delivered through Cisco consultancy focusing on Internet security. Andrew has hands-on experience of the Cisco Secure product family with numerous clients ranging from ISPs to large financial organizations. Currently, Andrew is leading a project to design and implement the most secure ISP network in Europe. Andrew holds the Cisco CCNP and CCDP certifications.
Mark Newcomb is currently a consulting engineer at Aurora Consulting Group in Spokane, Washington. Mark holds CCNP and CCDP certifications. He has 4 years' experience working with network security issues and a total of more than 20 years' experience within the networking industry. Mark is a frequent contributor and reviewer for books by Cisco Press, New Riders, Macmillan Technical Publishing, McGraw-Hill, and Coriolis.