CHFI Scheme Committee


Greg Chan

Greg Chan is a security professional with over ten years of varied experience in information technology and law enforcement. He holds a M.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Western Governors University Tennessee, and also holds certifications such as CCFP, CHFI, CEH, CNDA, MCSA, and MCSE. Mr. Chan was a commissioned officer of the Memphis Police Department and served as the Real Time Crime Center's lead digital forensics examiner. Greg is currently working as Coordinator of Security Systems at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.


Alexandre Borges

Alexandre Borges is a Malware and Security Researcher, Consultant, Speaker and Instructor in Malware Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Software Exploitation, Digital Forensics and Hacking. Also, he is a EC-Council, (ISC2) and Oracle Instructor and the author of Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced Administration book.


Joseph Juchniewicz

Senior Consultant, Accudata Systems

Joseph A. Juchniewicz is a Risk and Compliance Senior Consultant that provides high-level consulting services to customers primarily in the area of information security, including the design and implementation of security solutions, conducting security assessments, as well as assisting with the alignment of operational procedures with information security best practices. He has extensive experience in vulnerability and penetration testing, social engineering, physical security assessments, investigations, incident response, and computer forensics.

Justin Brecese, MS, MLA

Justin Brecese, MS, MLA

Justin Brecese is a cybersecurity professional with experience in the public and private sectors as an analyst, incident responder, disaster recovery specialist, consultant, and college instructor. Justin currently serves as a forensic analyst and incident responder for the US Department of Homeland Security.


Santosh Khadsare

Mr Santosh Khadsare is an Information security professional who specializes in Digital Forensics. He is a B.E (Electronics and Telecommunications) and posses additional qualifications such as CHFI, CEH, RHCSA, Advance Cyber Forensic Course(CDAC), Cyber Crime Investigator, Access Data Certified Professional. He has 17 years plus of rich experience in field of Information Security, Digital Forensics, Cyber Audit, Cyber Laws, Incident Response, Technology Management, HRM/HRD, Training & Development and Personnel Management. Santosh is working with Government of India and presently heading a Digital Forensics Lab in New Delhi.


Richa Hasija

I am an Information security professional with diverse experience in Web Application Security, Server Hardening, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Infrastructure Security, Database Security, Authentication & Access Management, Malware Analysis, Computer and Mobile Forensics and Data Recovery.I have rich experience and knowledge of securing information in Government and Telecom sector. I am always striving to upgrade knowledge and practicing it to retain excellence in the professional brief.

Justin Harwell

Justin Harwell

With over 14 years experience in Information & Cybersecurity Technology, Mr. Harwell brings great depth and breadth of knowledge to the information security & IT practice space. Justin has led IT Security audits involving FISMA, HIPAA and HITRUST, served as the Chief Information Security Officer for the nation's largest pension & health retirement fund with the State of California, acted as interim CISO for various client organizations throughout his expansive consulting experience; and has experience acting as a liaison between business and IT units while helping clients achieve regulatory, financial and corporate compliance while also managing information security risk. Prior to working for the State of CA., Justin conducted and led numerous vulnerability exploit campaigns involving widespread threat detection, social engineering, phishing and external penetration testing. These campaigns and exercises focused on exploiting the vulnerabilities and weaknesses of the organization in question and subsequently educating its staff, leaders and executives on how to effectively identify, detect & remediate similar threats in the future. Justin has been awarded the CEH, CHFI and LPT certifications from EC-Council among other high-profile certifications. He also hold a Top Secret Security Clearance with the DoD and received the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service during his tenure in the military.


Malek Al-Zewairi

Malek Al-Zewairi received his M.Sc. degree in Information Systems Security and Digital Criminology from Princess Sumaya University for Technology in 2014. He is currently pursuing his PhD degree in Computer Science with focus on Security. Malek is the Head of Information Security Section at the University of Jordan.


Steve Petrie

Mr. Steve Petrie retired from the U.S. Air Force and has been with Telos Corporation since 2000. Mr. Steve Petrie has over 25 years’ experience providing IA/IT related services, for the Department of Defense and various commercial entities. He has tested, conducted risk assessments, and produced C&A packages for numerous systems/networks. He is also experienced in testing for the security of applications using penetration testing techniques.


Stephen Maguire

Stephen Maguire is an Information Assurance Security Officer for Vectrus Systems Corporation, veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard and he holds certifications in CHFI, CNDA, CCISO, CASP, CIA, ITIL, ACAS, HBSS, and several U.S. DoD certifications.


Jean-Marc Dupius

Jean-Marc Dupuis has been in the IT sector for over 20 years, with more than a decade of experience focussed in the IT Security field. In his work, has has implemented IT Security Infrastructure solutions aimed as mitigating risks, vulnerabilities and incidents as well as ensuring compliance with industry standards. His clients include various Government of Canada departments, crown corporations, and private sector firms. His first-hand knowledge and experience is complimented by his various certifications including CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CEH, ECSA, and CHFI. Jean-Marc is a true technology junky, always seeking out opportunities to learn about upcoming technology and trends in the security field.


David Capezza

David Capezza has extensive experience in threat intelligence, cyber and payments security. David holds multiple information security certifications, with cyber security and intelligence experience in both the private and public sectors. David received a Master’s degree in Russian and Eurasian affairs from George Washington University.


Vahab Iranmanesh

Vahab Iranmanesh has 18 years' experience in IT security. He holds multiple networking and security certifications such as CCNP, MCSE, CEH and CHFI, with penetration testing and digital forensics experience. Vahab holds PhD in Communication and Network Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). He is a professional trainer at EC-Council Malaysia to conduct various cybersecurity workshops, seminars and courses for private and public sectors. He is currently working as programme leader of bachelor of computer networking and security (BCNS) in Sunway University.

The specific duties and responsibilities of the SC members include:

  • Approve key policies governing the operation of EC-Council Certification Division.
  • Assuring consistency of decision making as well as the criteria used therein.
  • Serve on appeals and complaints task groups as appointed by the SC Chair.
  • Promote and provide guidance to promote EC-Council certifications.
  • Provide guidance regarding international initiatives supporting EC-Council certifications.
  • Provide guidance to support educational initiatives related to EC-Council certifications.
  • Determine areas of research required to improve EC-Council certifications.
  • Serve on task forces / subcommittees as appointed by the SC Chair.

Note: Next SC scheduled meeting: February 2020.

Disclaimer: None of the EC-Council | Scheme Committee members are part of the management team of the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) and as such, they should not be construed to be part of the Board of Directors of EC-Council.