Yan Ross is an accredited educator, recognized authority, and actively practiced law
for over 30 years, including 10 years in government positions and 20+ years in private
practice. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School.
His accredited courses include a wide variety of subjects, such as identity theft,
alternative dispute resolution, and ethics, for numerous disciplines, such as attorneys,
Certified Financial Planners, and Certified Public Accountants.
For over 15 years, he has provided Identity Theft Risk Assessment and Management
for consumers, organizations holding personally identifiable information, and professionals
who work with individuals and organizations who are at risk of falling victim to identity thieves.
As Director of Special Projects for the Institute of Consumer Financial Education, Mr. Ross
participated in the Identity Theft Standards Panel, a national initiative of the American National
Standards Institute, and also conducted a comprehensive survey of providers of identity theft
services and risk management solutions.
In order to stay current on developing trends in identity theft, privacy, and cyber security, Yan also serves as Editor-at-Large of
Cyber Defense Magazine.