Hi, I'm your friend and security researcher, Pete Herzog.
About the Author: Pete is the co-founder and Managing Director of the security research organization ISECOM.
creates and develops advanced methodologies, guidelines, learning materials, tools, and certification exams in security, trust, and anti-fraud.
most well known works are the international security analysis and testing standard OSSTMM (Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual), Hacker Highschool
, the Bad People Project, the Home Security Guidelines, the Secure Programming Guidelines, the RAV Attack Surface metrics, and the all new Security Awareness Learning Tactics guidelines.
Pete's research is referenced in over a thousand academic and industry papers and books, applied internationally at all levels of business and government, and closely followed by NATO
, all branches of armed forces, and the White House.
also provides security and trust analysis as a consultant for next generation R&D technologies and processes that have no formal means of testing yet.
Additionally, Pete's background includes epidemiology field team work and support for ATSDR and the CDC, and research in neuroscience, child and teen development, and psychology which he applies to the projects he's involved in.
He is an avid hacker, speaker, and teacher, having taught for years in Barcelona at La Salle University URL and ESADE MBA Business School.
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