John C. Checco, CISSP, CSSLP

John is founder of Checco Services, Inc., an information security consulting firm that also markets award-winning bioChec™ keystroke biometric solutions. Prior to founding Checco Services Inc., his past experience encompassed R&D of cutting edge technologies from NYNEX Science & Technology Division, Pitney Bowes Advanced Concepts & Tech nology, and the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. He received a BS (Computer Science / Mathematics) and MBA (Information Systems) from Pace University.

John currently holds CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CSSLP (Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional) certifications from (ISC)2, is a member of the Advisory & Content Committee of the WSTA (Wall Street Technology Association), and is an active member of Infragard, ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security), ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) and OWASP (Open Web Application Securi ty Project).

John is also well-published within the financial industry for information security and crisis management. Among his many achievements are patents for "Keystroke Biometrics" and "Unified Messaging".

My Resume

  • 2004: Patent # 7,509,686 : "Method for providing computer-based authentication utilizing biometrics"
  • 1997: Patent # 5,859,898: "Messaging Architecture Supporting Digital and Analog Media"

    Blogs Innate security

  • 2009: What Happens After the Lights Go Out? (originally appeared in WSTA Ticker magazine)
  • 2008: Risk Mitigation Strategies (originally appeared in WSTA Ticker magazine)
  • 2008: IT Security Interviews
  • 2007: Virtualization Striping (originally appeared in WSTA members-only newsletter)
  • 2006: FFIEC and Behavioral Biometrics (originally appeared in WSTA Ticker magazine)
  • 2006: Federated Identity Theft (originally appeared in WSTA members-only newsletter)
  • 2005: Keys to Biometrics Success (originally appeared in Intelligence & Warning America magazine)
  • 2004: Offshore Outsourcing and Intellectual Property Protection (originally appeared in WSTA Ticker magazine)
  • 2003: Keystroke Biometrics Intro (originally appeared in WSTA Ticker magazine)
  • 2003: Information Crisis Management (originally appeared in WSTA Ticker magazine)
  • 1997: Web Security Design Guidelines for Sites Accessing NYNEX Customer Information (originally released as a NYNEX Technical Memorandum)
  • 1996: 3D Audio Conferencing: Experiment Guideline (originally released as a NYNEX Science & Technology Project Proposal)

  • 2006: Internet Safety Guidelines
  • 2006: Corporate Security Awareness
  • 2005: It's All In How You Type

    White Papers (unpublished)
  • 2009: Responsibilities of the Federal CTO and CIO
  • 2007: Polymorphic Information Tracers
  • 2007: How Patents can Protect Open Source
  • 2005: What Can Behavioral Biometrics Tell Us About the Stock Market? (Part I)
  • 2004: CRM: For Professional Use Only
  • 1996: Transparent Computer Shared Cooperative Workspace (T-CSCW) Overview

    Community Service
  • 1996: Wayne Hose Co. #1 (Dept. 18), Town of Stony Point Fire Department
  • 1982: Milton Point Engine & Hose (Engine 192), City of Rye Fire Department

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