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Earl N. Crane

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

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Email: crane@andrew.cmu.edu


Mr. Crane is employed by the Department of Homeland Security, located in Washington, DC.

Previously Mr. Crane was a Senior Information Security Consultant with Foundstone, Inc.  There he created and led the Information Security Management program.  Mr. Crane was also a trainer for Foundstone’s Ultimate Hacking course, where he taught students in both federal agencies and private industry, both in the United States and abroad.

Mr. Crane is a contributing author of multiple books, including “SPECIAL OPS: Host and Network Security for Microsoft, UNIX and Oracle”.  He is also an adjunct professor in the Carnegie Mellon University H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy & Management.

Mr. Crane earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University. Earl also earned his Masters of Information System Management at Carnegie Mellon, specializing in Information Security. He graduated with honors of “Highest Distinction”. Currently he is a PhD. candidate at The George Washington University.



BS in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University
Masters of Information System Management from Carnegie Mellon
PhD. candidate at The George Washington University