Robert Siciliano

Personal security, Cybersecurity
Cofounder of Protect Now, LLC
Boston University


  • Owns two business entities, and Protect Now LLC, where he provides educational courses and informational content on preventing identity theft and cybercrime 
  • A member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Coast Guard Auxiliary Service
  • A security, safety, and privacy speaker
  • A published author of three books on personal security and identity theft


Robert Siciliano is writer who shares his depth of experience and passion for personal protection and preventing identity theft with audiences through a variety of media channels. As a writer for The Balance, he shares insight on how daily consumers can protect their privacy.

Siciliano is the author of three books, all of which focus on personal security and identity protection. Today, he owns to consulting firms that offer clients expert training, as well as multiple products and services that help people combat cybercrime and financial fraud in all transactions.

Siciliano is also a board member for the Identity Theft Resource Center, ZafeSoft, Knowem, and Biometric Siganture-ID.

Siciliano’s media credentials reach a variety of mediums. The most notable include contributions to TIME, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune, and NPR. He is also a regular contributor to Entrepreneur. 

He has appeared as a guest commentator on The Anderson Cooper Show, John Stossel, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, The Steve Harvey Show, The Today Show, CBS Early Show, Good Morning America, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, Inside Edition, and Extra, among others.

Siciliano has taught his clients the techniques for maintaining personal safety and information security, and has shared his skills with many more people through presentations to corporate, government, education clients, such as GMAC, the National Association of Realtors©, Domino’s Pizza, United Bankers’ Bank, and Exxon Mobile.