With over 30 years of experience in the security industry, Steven Bowcut is a skilled editor, writer, and consultant.
Bowcut is a decorated Vietnam-era veteran who served as a non-commissioned officer in the Military Airlift Command of the United States Air Force. He is an active member of the FBI’s InfraGard Critical Infrastructure Committee. Steven attended the 2011 FBI Information Sharing Initiative (ISI) program in partnership with InfraGard and the Center for Asymmetric Warfare (CAW), Naval Postgraduate School.
Bowcut has served as a core mentor for the ASIS International Regional CPP review course. Offered through the University of California Riverside, this course is designed to assist federal agents, local law enforcement, and other security professionals prepare to sit for the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam. He taught several Protection of Assets (POA) domains, including Physical Security, High Rise Security, Dogs in Security, and Security for Special Events. His expertise includes security assessment as well as countermeasure design and deployment. He currently volunteers as the chairman of the Houses of Worship (HOW) Protection committee for the ASIS Phoenix Chapter.
Steven is ASIS International Board Certified in Security Management and holds both the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and the Physical Security Professional (PSP) certifications. His studies include Design Technologies at Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University.
Bowcut is the founder and managing editor for Brilliance Security Magazine and a senior editor for Cybersecurity Guide. As a journalist, he has covered cybersecurity since 2014 and has contributed hundreds of articles and blog posts for various security industry publications.
Steven is an avid motorcycle enthusiast. He enjoys distance running and has completed a dozen marathons and one triathlon.