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Mr. Zatyko has 30 years of experience leading small, medium, and large businesses. After serving his country for 20 years as an active duty Air Force office, Ken worked as an executive for top technology and consulting firms to include Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Raytheon BBN, Assured Information Security, and Booz Allen Hamilton.  He helped start a highly touted silicon valley funded Estonian blockchain company known as Guardtime.  He led a global practice of cybercrime investigators, forensics examiners, software engineers, and cyber analysts from Washington, DC performing cases for government and later Fortune 500 clients. His extensive work experience includes fraud, counterintelligence, and counterterrorism. Prior to forming CTAC, Mr. Zatyko led one of the world's largest accredited computer forensics laboratories, the Department of Defense Computer Forensics Laboratory (DCFL). He later led cyber research and business development offices renowned for inventing email, Internet routing (Raytheon BBN), and cyber attack and defense tools (Assured Information Security, Inc.). He was involved in building national cyber centers, forensics labs, and the National Media Exploitation Center. He provided subject matter expertise on cybercrime matters and program development with federal clients including the National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), the Department of Homeland Security, the National Cyber Security Division US CERT, the United States Secret Service, and the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Zatyko is a former United States Air Force Special Agent and retired Lt. Colonel who was commended in person by President Ronald Reagan for his security work.  He was one of the first to be deployed after 9/11 to Pakistan for counterintelligence missions. He taught Intrusion Forensics as an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University and digital technology courses for Anne Arundel Community College.

Mr. Zatyko is active on a number of cyber advisory committees and routinely presents at technology conferences. Mr. Zatyko has led technical approaches to winning proposals exceeding $700 million in value. He is a Distinguished Panel Exam Developer for (ISC)2 Certified Cyber Forensics Professionals. He is a published author of articles related to computer science and investigative procedures, forensics and cloud computing, cybersecurity and intellectual property, as well as research related to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Computing Forensic Science Challenges.

Mr. Zatyko holds a Master of Science in Crime In Commerce from George Washington University, Master of Arts in Military Operational Art and Science from Air Command & Staff College, Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Science & Business Administration form Mansfield University, and is a Certified Cyber Forensics Professional and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.


International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 Distinguished Panelist C

Cyber Advisory Board member bwtech@UMBC

American Academy of Forensics Science

Association of Former OSI Special Agents

Former member Board of Directors, National Media Exploitation Center Former Criminal Justice Advisor, University of Maryland University College

Former Co-Chair, National Steering Committee, FBI Regional Computer Forensics Laboratories


 Zatyko, K.. Defining Digital Forensics, Forensic Magazine. Feb/Mar 2007

 Zatyko, K.  and Bay, J.  Cyber Exchange Principle, Forensic Magazine. Dec 2011

 Zatyko, K.  and Bay, J.  Cyber Exchange Principle, Digital Forensic Investigator.  Feb 2012

 Zatyko, K. and Cohen, A Trust No One: Fighting Hackers at Home and Abroad, Intellectual Property Magazine.  July 2014

Ken Zatyko, CEO


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