vera profile

As the former editor and publisher of the Mystic Nebula, Christopher Vera writes to document his world: the natural, the unnatural and the supernatural. He is the author of “Transmissions to the Mystic Nebula,” a collection of poetry, and “The Left Hand of Light,” a modern spiritual folk tale. His work has appeared in Ship of Fools, COSMOS Magazine, Mobius, Heliotrope, Abyss & Apex, the San Diego Poetry Annual and the Magee Park Poets Anthology. He holds a Master’s of Fine Art in Creative Writing through National University. Learn more at chrisvera.com. Also look for him on Facebook at facebook.com/chrisveraink and on Wattpad at https://www.wattpad.com/user/chrisveraink.

Christopher Vera, CIPM, GLEG, CISSP, GCFA, is a positive change agent and expert in the information security and privacy industries with over 20 years’ experience in creating privacy and security programs, including developing strategy, defining policy, creating and managing computer incident response and forensics teams, vulnerability management, security engineering and awareness and training programs for companies including San Diego Gas & Electric and Science Applications International Corporation. Vera holds a Bachelors of Geological Science from San Diego State University and a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from National University. He is a frequent presenter on information security, privacy and social media topics for legislators, security professionals, incident responders and writers. He lives in Southern California and is an active member of Infragard. He also writes science fiction and poetry. Learn more at chrisvera.com.

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