Carey Nachenberg is a leading cyber security expert and a co-inventor of Norton Antivirus, the world's most popular computer security product. Nachenberg was named one of Computerworld magazine's "40 Under 40: 40 Innovative IT People to Watch," and was awarded the Wall Street Journal's 2010 Technology Innovation Award for his innovations in the security field. Nachenberg holds a master's degree in computer science from UCLA, where he continues to serve as an adjunct assistant professor. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing at the local crags with students and friends. He lives in Southern California.
"[Carey Nachenberg's] novel boasts equal servings of excitement, suspense and humor. . . . [He] tackles multiple genres-thriller, action, comedy-and champions each one with panache." -Kirkus Reviews "A combination of up-to-the-minute computer hacking and hard-hitting action make The Florentine Deception a grippingly plausible tale of modern cyber-terrorism." -Neil Rubenking, lead security analyst for PC Magazine "Finally, a Techno Thriller that gets the details right!" -Mikko Hypponen, international computer security expert "[Nachenberg] has a writing style that will leave readers hanging at the end of every chapter, daring you to try to put it down." - RT Book Reviews "It is a great read, a real thriller." -Stephen Northcutt, former CEO of the SANS Institute