Al Alper, founder and CEO of Absolute Logic, based in Wilton, has been named to the Cybersecurity Advisory Board for Baruch College in New York City.

In this role, Alper will work with fellow board members to provide guidance on the ever-evolving threat landscape, technology trends and strategies for students who plan to work in the field of cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Advisory Board will assist the Zicklin School of Business as it develops courses of study in the field. The school is considering developing a graduate program of study, as well as an undergraduate minor in the field. Alper and the other board members will additionally assist the school in developing partnerships with the business community to help support the mission.

In addition to 25 years industry experience, Alper has written several books on cybersecurity. His most recent is Revealed! The Secrets to Protecting Yourself from Cyber-Criminals. He has also authored numerous articles on the topic for industry and regional publications, and he speaks on the topic before industry and civic organizations.