A portrait of Colonel Mike Toro, a cybercrime investigation expert

Marlon Mike Toro-Alvarez

Lieutenant colonel ® Colombian National Police; Research & Teaching Assistant at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Colonel Mike Toro is a cybercrime investigation expert with more than 23 years of experience in the field. He is an advisor and researcher at the Center for Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity Research (Center for CIC), co-founder of la Escuela Latinoamericana de Cibercriminologia (the Latin American School of Cybercriminology), the International Observatory of Computer Crime (INTOCC) and the Cyber Think-Thank (TCPIP). Mike has advised the first regulatory framework in cyber security of the Andean Parliament and built knowledge to inspire the new generations of digital forensic investigators in around 23 countries. His academic publications  and contributions in cybersecurity, online defense, computer evidence handling, and robotic testing have recognized him as the precursor of cybercriminology in Iberoamerica