Aaron Warner is a Systems Engineering Manager at Tripwire. He has been with the company for 5 years now.
Aaron Warner has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Alex Bagwell brings expertise in supply chain logistics to his role as Tripwire's VP of Industrial Sales. He joined Belden in 2010 and Tripwire in 2018, moving from operations to sales and becoming a powerhouse for Tripwire’s partner ecosystem. When he’s not hyper-focused on the channel team’s work cultivating relationships to maximize customer value, you can find him traveling the world perfecting his golf swing. The tech that left an early impression on Alex was a Nintendo 64.
Alex Bagwell has contributed 5 posts to The State of Security.
Amarjit Kalsi is the Territory Director for the Middle East & Africa region at Tripwire, a leading provider of security compliance, and IT/OT operations solutions for enterprises, industrial organisations, service providers, and government agencies. He has over 22 years’ experience in IT-consulting and IT sales and management roles, and has been working at Tripwire for more than 9 years. Mr. Kalsi has particular expertise in the fields of Change & Compliance Management, Risk & Security Metrics, Professional Services and Managed Services. Amarjit is based in the UK and holds an LLB (Hons) in Law from the University of Sheffield.
Amarjit Kalsi has contributed 2 posts to The State of Security.
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Andreas Muennichow is a seasoned Professional Services Consultant, based in Portugal with over 30 years of experience. During his almost 10-year career at Tripwire Andreas has lived and worked throughout EMEA and Asia-Pacific helping customers to successfully implement Tripwire solutions and better protect against cyber-attacks. Very early interest developed into a career that spans experience as a long time integrator, head of decentralized IT operations, team mediator and international development projects in multiple industries, including: Oil & Gas, Banks and Insurances, Printing & Publishing, Manufacturing and Airlines.
Andreas Muennichow has contributed 4 posts to The State of Security.
Andrew Swoboda is a Security Researcher and Software Engineer for Tripwire, and is part of the Vulnerability and Exposures Research Team (VERT). Though Andrew only recently completed his collegiate training, he is recognized as an up and coming player in the vulnerability management arena.
Andrew Swoboda has contributed 16 posts to The State of Security.
Andrew Wagner is a Director of Engineering at Tripwire, and leads the teams that produce and maintain Tripwire Enterprise and Data Mart. He started at Tripwire nearly a decade ago as a user interface developer and has extensive experience with the ins and outs of the products. Andrew has been developing software in small companies and large, as a developer and consultant, for nearly 20 years. His focus is on developing the agile systems that allow Tripwire to produce the highest-quality, innovative software possible.
Andrew Wagner has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
As a Security Architect, Anirudh Chand brings technical and security, strategic guidance to our customers, and evangelism to the broader IT security community. He also plays a key role in developing innovative relationships between the organization and its technical alliance partners. Anirudh (Ani) has over 14 years of experience in the IT Security sector, where his focus areas have included Malware Analysis, Information Management, cloud, virtualization, and systems architecture. He has vast experience across a broad spectrum of Information Security from Security Monitoring to threat reverse-engineering and now in privilege access management.
Prior to joining Tripwire, Ani was the Enterprise Architect for BeyondTrust in the APJ region where he quickly built a reputation on being a subject matter expert on Privilege Access methodologies. He served as Security Architect with Microfocus, a world leader in Security and Identity Access management that owns brands like SuSe, Attachmate, NetIQ and Novell. Ani was responsible for providing subject matter expertise in a broad range of security solutions provided by Microfocus in the SIEM and IAM space. Within that role, Ani has cemented his position in the Security sector in Melbourne specifically and is a trusted key advisor for many silos of the industry that include Banking and Finance, Retail and Government.
During his free time, Ani loves to play Badminton, trekking and basketball. He also loves cooking, though he confesses he’s not very good at it!
Anirudh Chand has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Babar is Cyber Security Consultant at Tripwire, serving clients globally through his company. Babar has more than 15 years of experience in different Information Security domains, especially in risk management, compliance, auditing and privacy. He has a M.Sc. in Information Security as well as CISSP, CISA, CISM, and other security and professional certifications. Babar’s primary focus is on management and technology issues in industry focusing on risk and security. Babar is a writer, speaker, and enjoys spending his time educating people on different aspects of security.
Babar Mahmood has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Ben Layer is a Principal Software Engineer at Tripwire. He's a security industry veteran, with 20 years of experience in research, product design and development. Ben has worked in multiple areas of the security space, including vulnerability management, network security, threat intelligence, and malware analysis. He is passionate about creating cutting edge solutions to real world problems.
Ben Layer has contributed 33 posts to The State of Security.
Bob Covello (@BobCovello) is a 20-year technology veteran and InfoSec analyst with a passion for security topics. He is also a volunteer for various organizations focused on advocating for and advising others about staying safe and secure online.
Bob Covello has contributed 74 posts to The State of Security.
Brian is the Mid-Enterprise Account Manager covering the Northwest for Tripwire. Brian has worked in IT security for nearly 20 years working with early Anti-Virus and Firewall solutions to today’s advanced threat detection. Before joining Tripwire worked at a variety of software/hardware vendors and a reseller including stints at Symantec and Blue Coat. When Brian is not working at Tripwire on information security, he enjoys hiking, running and rooting on the SF Giants and Portland Trail Blazers.
Brian Jackson has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Chris Hudson has spent longer than he cares to admit in server rooms across the world and even longer sat in front of a computer screen. As part of Tripwire’s EMEA Professional Services team he helps clients make the most of their investment in Tripwire products including TE, IP360, CCM and SIH.
Chris Hudson has contributed 30 posts to The State of Security.
Chris Kim is a software engineer specializing in security and systems programming. Prior to working in the US, Chris has worked for the City Government of Seoul (South Korea) and has conducted research and development work for Korea Telecom.
Chris is currently in a software engineering position at Tripwire and is also an adjunct professor in the Computer Science department of Portland State University.
Chris Kim has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Chris Orr has been employed by Tripwire, Inc. since September 2000. Initially hired to develop and deliver training materials for such golden oldies as Tripwire for Servers and Tripwire for Routers, he quickly moved on into the Systems Engineering group where he has been ever since. His role initially required him to provide technical assistance to regions covering 27 states and all of the Federal government, but as the company has grown His territory has been whittled down to the Pacific Northwest, Western Canada and Western Enterprise (which…when he thinks about it…is still the largest geographic territory in the company…) Currently based out of scenic Lake Stevens, WA, when not flying to such lovely places as Winnipeg or Boise, Chris is teaching his daughter how to play guitar or going on Scouting trips with his son.
クリス・ オアーは、2000 年 9 月に Tripwire, Inc. に入社しました。入社当初は、Tripwire for Servers や Tripwire for Routers などの懐かしい製品のトレーニング資料の開発およびその実施を担当していました。その後まもなく、現在所属するシステムエンジニアリンググループに異動しました。移動後の彼の職務は、27の州をカバーすると共に、すべての政府組織に対し技術支援を提供することでした。しかし、会社が成長すると、彼の担当は太平洋岸北西部、カナダ西部などの北米西部地域の企業に限定されました（それでも社内の担当範囲としては最大です）。
Chris Orr has contributed 13 posts to The State of Security.
Cory Plummer is a senior consultant who has been with Tripwire for nine years. He now travels across the United States helping customers architecting and integrating Tripwire products into their environments to meet their security and compliance goals. He uses his knowledge and experience to strengthen their security postures in a logical, understandable and comprehensive manner. Cory holds both CISSP and GCIH certifications.
Cory Plummer has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Craig Young is a principal security researcher at Tripwire, where he writes security content for Tripwire’s vulnerability management solution, IP360, and performs research as a member of Tripwire’s Vulnerability and Exposures Research Team (VERT).
He has been active in numerous areas of computer security research over several years, and has identified and responsibly disclosed 150+ vulnerabilities in products from Google, Amazon, IBM, NETGEAR, Adobe, HP, Apple, and more, resulting in numerous CVE’s.
In 2014, Craig won both tracks of the first ever SOHOpelessly Broken contest at DEFCON 22 by demonstrating 10 0-day flaws in SOHO wireless routers. Since that time, Craig has taught hundreds of Infosec students about IoT security fundamentals and reverse engineering at conferences like SecTor, Black Hat USA, DEF CON, and AusCERT. Craig's successful use of American Fuzzy Lop (afl) to find bugs in Apache and PHP has earned him high rankings in those Internet Bug Bounty programs. Craig has also collaborated on two Pwnie-nominated cryptographic attacks including the Return of Bleichenbacher's Oracle Threat (ROBOT) Attack which won the 2018 Best Cryptographic Attack Pwnie award.
Craig Young has contributed 74 posts to The State of Security.
As a Marketing Specialist, Darian is passionate about showcasing the expertise of our Tripwire team. Fascinated by the ever-evolving technology industry, she is driven to learn as much as possible about cybersecurity. She’s an Indiana native with a love for hiking, traveling and dogs of every size, but most importantly her golden retriever, Riley.
Darian Smith has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Darlene Hibbs is a senior security researcher with Tripwire’s Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team (VERT). Darlene holds both an Electronic Game Design diploma from New Brunswick Community College and a Computer Systems Technician diploma from Fanshawe College. Darlene has spoken internationally on her research related to Oracle Databases and is VERT’s resident expert on all things OVAL (Open Vulnerability Assessment Language). In addition to her research in those spaces, Darlene focuses extensively on automation where she has built tools and techniques for translating web-based content into consumable security content.
Darlene Hibbs has contributed 6 posts to The State of Security.
With a strong background in the financial services industry, I have a breadth of experience in networking and secure systems communications. I have spent 6 years working closely with, or on, teams handling the development of software used in both the Financial Services and IT Security industries. I am currently focusing on my segment of the IT Security industry and how it relates to audit and regulatory oversight.
David Bruce has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
David Gilmore lives in Salisbury, Maryland, the “Crossroads of the Delmarva”. He graduated in 1992 from Bryant University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
After a brief career in Sports Marketing and Management, David pursued one of his hobbies as a career and started working in the IT industry. He returned to Bryant University as a Help Desk Technician and quickly went on to consulting, spending 10 years working with customers the Southern New England and Greater Boston areas. He then moved on to concentrate on IT security, spending four years with Sophos, and now Tripwire, Inc.
David Gilmore is an Engagement Manager for Tripwire, Inc. focusing on supporting clients in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US regions and APAC. In his tenure at Tripwire he has worked as a Professional Services Consultant deploying Tripwire solutions, and a Managing Consultant supporting a team of Professional Services Consultants.
David Gilmore has contributed 6 posts to The State of Security.
David Henderson is a Federal Systems Engineer who supports technical Pre/Post Sales in the Federal Civilian and DOD agency sectors. David started with Tripwire in 2010 and has enjoyed great success in assisting with sales of the Tripwire product line. There is nothing more satisfying as work than a job well done or a freshly closed deal. Keeping customers happily secure is our focus.
David Henderson has contributed 8 posts to The State of Security.
Dave Meltzer joined Tripwire in 2013 after serving as CTO at Sonicity, Cambia Security and nCircle. Today, he’s responsible for driving Tripwire’s product strategy. Dave’s commitment to excellence doesn’t end at work, as he spends more time reconfiguring his home theater setup than actually using it. The first tech that inspired him was a 1979 Hayes Micromodem II, which connected his PC to hundreds of people online—quite a crowd in the early days of the internet.
David Meltzer has contributed 6 posts to The State of Security.
I am responsible for technically selling and supporting company products and services into customers and channel resellers in Tripwire’s UK / EMEA Market. I work closely with field sales, inside sales, Resellers, customer service/technical support and various corporate key contributors. I possess a pre-sales/sales/professional services and architecture background in enterprise application technologies and various software applications as well as have the ability to enable and train others.
Dean Ferrando has contributed 12 posts to The State of Security.
Ehab Nour is a Systems Engineer for the Middle East & Africa region at Tripwire, a leading provider of security compliance, and IT/OT operations solutions for enterprises, industrial organisations, service providers, and government agencies. He has over 8 years’ experience in systems engineering from Implementation Engineer roles to Senior Security Consultant. During this time Mr. Nour has worked closely with customers to ensure they successfully extend their security coverage and effectively prepare for audits. With a focus on customer needs he is passionate about solving technical challenges within each project and providing a high-quality outcome for clients within the delivery time-frame. He is based in the United Arab Emirates and holds a BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the El Shorouk Academy in Egypt.
Ehab Nour has contributed 3 posts to The State of Security.
Emanuel Ghebreyesus is a seasoned IT Security professional specialising in the Government and Critical National Infrastructure verticals. Formerly from Intel Security (McAfee) Emanuel joined Tripwire in 2015 to lead engagements in the Government and CNI verticals, bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge in IT security solutions.
Emanuel Ghebreyesus has contributed 5 posts to The State of Security.
Gabe Authier is a senior product manager at Tripwire, a leading provider of security, compliance, and IT operations solutions for enterprises, industrial organizations, service providers, and government agencies. He has over 15 years of experience in Product Management and Information Technology, with certifications in Agile practices and Pragmatic Marketing methodology, and is passionate about software development that brings solutions to the marketplace to solve customer problems. Gabe received a BS in Systems Engineering from University of Arizona and an Executive MBA from the University of Oregon.
Gabe Authier has contributed 10 posts to The State of Security.
Zane begged for a computer at the age of 9 and finally got his first desktop at 13 (1999). Spend most of his time chatting on IRC to gain knowledge (before Google and Reddit existed). His first job was for a startup as a System Admin doing pen-testing and hardening for *BSD based OS.
Zane is CEH, ECSA and CCSM certified. Working on getting his CISSP at the moment.
In summary, he loved cybersecurity before the term was coined nor was it popular.
Harris Zane has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Hudson Harris (@legallevity) is the Chief Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel for a company encompassing clinical services and software design. He focuses on risk management, compliance, and privacy/security practice creation, management, and consulting. He holds a BA in International Affairs, a Masters of International Business, M.B.A., J.D. and is a licensed attorney in California.
Hudson Harris has contributed 10 posts to The State of Security.
Starting out as a customer, Irfahn has been on both the defensive and offensive sides of security. Shifting over to the vendor side, Irfahn was a Security Engineer for five and a half years before moving into the Strategic Account Manager and Country Director roles. In his current role, Irfahn leads the team of Systems and Security Engineers to understand the challenges customers are facing and help build the foundation to a successful information security program focused on enabling the business to drive revenue while maintaining a secure and compliant posture of their cloud, IT, and OT assets.
Irfahn Khimji has contributed 17 posts to The State of Security.
Jay Thakkar works with Professional Services Team providing consistent and valuable services to clients. At Tripwire, he enjoys discussing with customers on Information Security, Risk Identification and Vulnerability Management solutions to help protect their critical environment. Jay Thakkar holds BS in Management Information Systems from University of Illinois at Chicago and currently resides in the United States with his family. Feel free to reach out to him for ideas, questions, or comments.
Jay Thakkar has contributed 2 posts to The State of Security.
Jessica Wibawa is a Strategic Product Manager at Tripwire. In 2017 she joined Belden, Tripwire’s parent company, and gained experience in various sales, product marketing, and channel management roles. She moved to Tripwire in 2021 and is responsible for growing its industrial cybersecurity portfolio. She is focused on partnering with customers to discover and help solve their problems as they evolve on their cybersecurity journey. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys playing golf, trying new foods, and traveling.
Jessica Wibawa has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Jim has been in the information security space for the last eight years after a long stretch in telecommunications. He currently works as a Regional Director for Tripwire, having worked previously for Optiv. Prior to Optiv, he has stops at Verizon, British Telecom and SBC Telecom. He holds an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at UT Austin and is a graduate of Georgetown University. He resides in Northern, NJ with his wife and two teenage daughters.
Jim Smith has contributed 2 posts to The State of Security.
John has been in the IT industry for over 30 years and brings a wide variety of skills to Tripwire. His experience ranges from Operations, Systems Programming, Infrastructure / Systems Management, ITIL & CMDB and Security, Rick and Compliance as well as Advanced Security Operations. John has a passion for technology and aligning solutions and services that will bring the most value to his respective clients. Some of the organizations that John has worked for in the past include: RSA, Computer Associates, Managed Objects, Configuresoft and a Minnesota Based Integration Partner formerly known as Midwave.
When not solving IT Business Challenges for his client’s, John likes to spend his time in the great outdoors with family and friends. He enjoys playing in the snow on his snowmobile, golfing, fishing hunting and competitive shooting.
John Hunkeapillar has contributed 5 posts to The State of Security.
John is an accomplished and well-rounded technology professional with over 30 years of experience in the IT industry. His background ranges from system administration to operations, software engineering, development and deployment of global command & control systems, and consultative sales.
John Salmi has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Visiting Professor at the School of Science & Technology - Nottingham Trent University [NTU], Visiting Professor/Lecturer at the University of Slavonia [to 2015], Registered Expert Witness, Certified Forensics Investigator Practitioner [CFIP], CEO of HEXFORENSICS LTD, Academic Practitioner & Accredited Advisor to the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences in the area of Digital/Cyber Forensics, ENISA CEI Listed Expert, Editorial Member of the Cyber Security Research Institute [CRSI], Writer for Digital Forensics, Trainer at Meirc Training & Consulting [UAE/Dubai], Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts [RSA], & Board Advisor to the Digital Trust.
John Walker has contributed 27 posts to The State of Security.
Justin Sherman is a student at Duke University double-majoring in Computer Science and Political Science, focusing on all things cyber. He conducts technical security research through Duke’s Computer Science Department; he conducts technology policy research through Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy; and he’s a cybersecurity contributor for the Public Sector Digest. Justin is certified in cybersecurity policy, corporate cybersecurity management, social engineering, infrastructure protection, insider threat prevention, and homeland security planning from such organizations as FEMA, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Justin Sherman has contributed 8 posts to The State of Security.
Keirsten Brager is a security technology lead at a Fortune 500 power utility company. She is also the author Secure The InfoSec Bag: Six Figure Career Guide for Women in Security. She produced this digital book to help newbies strategically plan their careers. It was also written to help established professionals diversify their income, fire their bosses if they are in a toxic environment, and provide guidance on taking their careers to the next level. Keirsten is on a mission to help women secure the 2-3 million open security roles that are projected to go unfilled by 2022. She also wants to help women secure at least 50% of the $100 million that HackerOne plans to pay out by 2020. She was recently named one of Dark Reading’s women in security who are quietly changing the game.
Keirsten Brager is a mom, wife, public speaker, CompTIA technical exam developer SME, and mentor. She holds a M.S. in Cybersecurity and several industry certifications, including the CISSP and CASP. As an active member of the Houston security community, Mrs. Brager has participated in a number of panels and public speaking engagements promoting strategies for career success. In her free time, she loves sharing career advice on her blog, cooking New Orleans food and spending time with her family.
Keirsten Brager has contributed 5 posts to The State of Security.
Kelly Fessler lives in Spring, TX, a suburb of Houston. He graduated with a B.S. Chemistry in 1980 from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK.
After a brief career as a refinery chemist, he became a software developer and worked for a few companies before entering the consulting world in the mid 90’s.
He started as a senior consultant at Tripwire 14.5 years ago, and also served as the senior field developer in the consulting group. He currently manages the Tripwire Specialty Services group and is the owner and primary developer for Tripwire Enterprise Integration Framework (TEIF), TECommander and Tripwire Event Sender.
Kelly Fessler has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Lamar Bailey is responsible for leading Tripwire's Vulnerability and Exposures Research Team (VERT), which is comprised of world-renowned security engineers and researchers who scour the globe looking for the latest public and private vulnerabilities, then write detection algorithms based on a propriety OS, Application, and threat fingerprinting techniques for inclusion in Tripwire's commercial Vulnerability Management products.
The Tripwire Vulnerability Assessment engine is part of IP360 and it is the brains for detecting network assets and evaluating these assets using the VERT algorithms. This team is comprised of world class software developers/engineers with low level understanding system and network programming.
Lamar Bailey has contributed 21 posts to The State of Security.
Lane Thames is a senior security researcher with Tripwire’s Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team (VERT). As a member of VERT, Lane develops software that detects applications, devices, and operating systems along with vulnerability detection and management software. He also spends time looking for new vulnerabilities, contributing to the Tripwire State of Security blog, and understanding emerging cybersecurity threats. Lane received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and has spent over 15 years working in information technology and software/hardware development.
レーン・テムズは、ソフトウェア開発エンジニアであり、Tripwire の Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team（VERT）と呼ばれる脆弱性調査チームのセキュリティ調査員です。 レーンはVERT のメンバーとして、アプリケーション、デバイス、OS を検知するソフトウェア、および脆弱性の検知と管理を行うソフトウェアを開発しています。また、新しい脆弱性の発見や、Tripwire のブログ「The State of Security」の執筆、サイバーセキュリティ上の新出の脅威の調査を担当しています。
レーンはジョージア工科大学で電気工学、コンピューター工学の博士号を取得し、情報テクノロジーおよびソフトウェア/ハードウェア開発に 10 年以上携わりました。
Lane Thames has contributed 68 posts to The State of Security.
Logan Guzman is a System Engineer at Tripwire
Logan Guzman has contributed 2 posts to The State of Security.
Dr. Martina Dove is a mixed-methods UX researcher with a background in psychology. Her specific area of expertise is human factors connected to fraud vulnerability (circumstances, behaviors and personality characteristics), as well as persuasion, scam techniques and errors in judgments connected to fraud compliance. She is passionate about fraud prevention, destigmatizing fraud victimization and teaching people about fraud vulnerability and how to spot scammers’ cunning techniques.
Martina Dove has contributed 7 posts to The State of Security.
Maurice Uenuma is Vice President, Federal & Enterprise with Tripwire, supporting state governments and large enterprises in the United States.
Prior to joining Tripwire, he was Vice President at the Center for Internet Security (CIS), and currently serves as Workforce Management co-chair of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Working Group at NIST.
Earlier, Maurice held leadership roles at Perot Systems and Dell, and served for nine years as an infantry and special operations officer in the United States Marine Corps.
Maurice holds a Master’s degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, and is a GIAC-certified Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP).
Maurice Uenuma has contributed 14 posts to The State of Security.
Maximilian Gilg is a Senior digital native with Cybersecurity in the blood. He has over eleven years of extensive experience in IT and OT Environments and has specialized in Industrial Cybersecurity.
Max Gilg has contributed 4 posts to The State of Security.
Megan Freshley is a tech-focused freelance copywriter based in Portland, OR. At Tripwire, Megan works closely with product experts to write guides that help our customers confront their most pressing security challenges. Megan received her undergraduate degree at Antioch College and relocated to Portland to earn an MFA in writing in 2012.
Megan Freshley has contributed 8 posts to The State of Security.
Michael Betti is a Field Systems Engineer for Tripwire, and has been working in the security field for over 20 years where he visits customers onsite and helps them plan out their approach to security using Tripwire products for FIM, SCM, Vulnerability Management and Log Management. He believes that security products by themselves do not protect a company, you need good people and processes in place and a way to validate those processes, along with a defense in depth approach. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science, a GSEC and CISSP certifications, along with certifications in Tripwire Enterprise, Tripwire Log Center and IP360 Vulnerability Management.
Michael Betti has contributed 9 posts to The State of Security.
As the Head of Marketing for EMEA, Michelle is responsible for strategically developing and executing compelling marketing programmes to generate enthusiasm for
Tripwire across Europe and the Middle East. Supporting the company’s sales effort, this includes generating new leads through creative campaigns across all communications channels to drive positive messages and create a holistic understanding of the product amongst prospects and existing customers.
A proponent of a value-based approach to the discipline, she develops strategies that deliver ingenious campaigns with a narrative that encapsulates the heart of business and user problems alongside providing realistic and practical solutions.
Michelle has over 20 years’ experience in marketing, almost equally split between the IT and legal sectors. Prior to Tripwire she worked for LexisNexis across its product portfolio including ERP, case and matter management, business intelligence and of course, CRM. Previous roles saw her hold senior positions in Metastorm (now part of OpenText), Informatica Software and Informix Software (now part of IBM), among others.
Michelle Gunter has contributed 4 posts to The State of Security.
Mitch works with Security Executives, Information Executives, Business Executives, Managers, Technical, Administrative, Legal, Sourcing, etc., from the IT and OT environments working to help organizations build business cases and delivering solutions in risk attenuation.
Mitch Parker has contributed 12 posts to The State of Security.
I've had a well rounded technical life. It all started with building an electric motor from scratch with my Dad. That led to a college degree in Electrical Engineering, and then my first true technology job working at IBM's Almaden Research Center. Then it was on to "real jobs" such as an instructor writing system administration manuals and teaching classes from them in far flung places like Tokyo, testing and developing internet advertising systems, building highly concurrent distributed key-value data storage and finally landing here at Tripwire where as a System Architect I enable teams to design and build security systems that make the online world a safer place.
Mitch Thomas has contributed 6 posts to The State of Security.
Neil Harvey has been perfecting customer engagement for over 30 years, joining Tripwire in 2015. WIth an electronic engineering background, Neil ensures customer satisfaction through pre- and post-sales functions and continuously improving the channel engagement model. One of his biggest tech innovation memories was the merge of Veritas and NetBackup, a game-changing moment in the storage market. Neil’s five children keep him busy, along with playing golf and watching rugby and “real” football.
Neil Harvey has contributed 3 posts to The State of Security.
A senior level Information Technology professional with over 30 years of experience in management, consulting and service provision. Paul has been at Tripwire for 8 years and is the International Services Director. Paul has extensive experience working in both the public and private sectors, has successfully managed large international service teams and has been instrumental in the design and delivery of multi-million dollar enterprise security solutions. He has excellent interpersonal and communications skills, proven management experience and a decisive but calm approach to problem solving. A comprehensive understanding of the security implications and demands associated with sector specific regulatory and legislative compliance, combined with an extensive knowledge of security strategy, operational risk management, governance, service delivery, channel strategy and P&L accounting have all helped Paul successfully build and manage specialist security teams and practices.
Paul Edon has contributed 7 posts to The State of Security.
I am a rounded security professional with extensive security experience gained within enterprises organisations across many sectors, most recently within utilities and service provider environments.
With over 15 years experience in enterprise security technology, policy and process I am able to incorporate people, technology and organisation into my unique approach to solving security challenges.
Having worked in the IT Sector for more than 27 years I am proficient in most enterprise technologies including operating systems, networks, storage, applications and databases.
I am motivated and perceptive individual and enjoy taking on new challenges. I work well under pressure and maintain composure when faced with difficult situations. I am able to gain trust and rapport with stakeholders at all levels.
Paul Norris has contributed 27 posts to The State of Security.
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People at Tripwire has contributed 4 posts to The State of Security.
Raymond Kirk is the Technical Product Manager for Tripwire focusing on its cloud security products and next-generation threat protection solutions. With over a decade of experience working with enterprise companies such as IBM and Hewlett Packard, Raymond Kirk has held successful roles in Security, DevOps, Support, and Project Management. Raymond Kirk is a Certified Scrum Master, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and holds an ITILv3 IT Service Management certification from Axelos. He has a true passion for making companies and organizations better including a more diverse and equitable place to work for all people and backgrounds which he currently volunteers his time at Tripwire to help achieve outside of his day-to-day role.
Raymond Kirk has contributed 3 posts to The State of Security.
I am an information security professional who is always willing to learn, responsible for keeping the organization’s data protected and free from the risk of cyber-attacks and related problems. As an individual focusing on providing security services for over 10 years, I always provide the importance of implementing foundational cyber security to the clients.
In a world where data has become invaluable, clients must constantly be assessing potential threat risks to properly protect, addressing these gaps is my passion.
As a security professional, I always like to listen to the current cyber security challenges organizations face daily and able to communicate complex issues and build a trusted relationship by providing needed solutions.
Shalik Aboo has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Stephen is currently a product manager at Tripwire, focusing on cloud products. Before Tripwire, he worked in product management roles for the last twenty-five years in identity, telecom, computing, wireless, utilities, consumer identity and IoT markets. In his after-hours time, he is writing a book about the theory of market disruption and how to forecast future technology markets.
Stephen Wood has contributed 9 posts to The State of Security.
I've been in IT consulting for over 15 years and worked in a variety of large and small environments. I've done everything from Architecting complex designs and deployments to day to day operations.
Steven Tipton has contributed 12 posts to The State of Security.
Taha Dharsi is a Security Engineer for the Canadian Region at Tripwire, a leader for establishing a strong cybersecurity foundation that protects the integrity of mission-critical systems spanning physical, virtual, cloud and DevOps environments. Previously, Taha worked as a professional services consultant and an implementation expert for Tripwire solutions. He graduated from California State University with a degree in Management Information Systems.
Taha Dharsi has contributed 2 posts to The State of Security.
Ted Rassieur has been in the IT industry for 18 years and worked with Tripwire for 6 years in the Customer Services group. In this time with Tripwire Ted has worked with 100’s of customers to help solve compliance and security challenges. In his current role, Ted is responsible for scoping new services projects as well as solution implementation. These duties require mapping tools, team skills and best practices to customer needs for creating workable solutions. Ted also contributes to advancing Tripwire’s solution for NERC regulated customers. Prior to work in compliance and security, Ted worked in software configuration management.
Ted Rassieur has contributed 3 posts to The State of Security.
Tim Erlin is the VP of Strategy at Tripwire. He began his career in information technology with customer service and technical support, then branched into cybersecurity early on as a sales engineer. That solid foundation in serving customers and understanding market problems drove him into product management and strategy, where he has spent most of his more than twenty years in the industry. Erlin is passionate about the cybersecurity industry and motivated by helping organizations operate securely. He contributes to the security community by authoring blog content, offering subject matter expertise, and through podcast interviews and speaking engagements. Erlin is also the host of The Tripwire Cybersecurity Podcast.
Tim Erlin has contributed 41 posts to The State of Security.
Tripwire Guest Authors
Tripwire invites topical posts on security and risk management from some of the leading experts in the field. The opinions expressed in the articles are solely those of the contributor, and do not necessarily reflect those of Tripwire, Inc. If you are interested in contributing to The State of Security Blog, please contact us socialmediastrategies[ at ]tripwire[ dot ]com.
Tripwire Guest Authors has contributed 1,032 post to The State of Security.
Several researchers here at Tripwire have committed to producing some quality content to share with the community, but given the sensitive nature of their work, they have opted to remain unrecognized publicly. We created this general profile for them to publish articles under in an effort to protect the integrity of the important projects that they work on.
Tripwire Researcher has contributed 35 posts to The State of Security.
Troy Thompson is Tripwire's Director of Services. Troy started with Tripwire in 2000 and has more than 20 years of physical and technical security experience with international consulting services, support management, strategic sales partnerships on global accounts and tactical issue resolution directly with clients. He is currently responsible for the scoping, development and implementation of projects and programs with top tier clients at Tripwire. He manages a team of highly skilled and experienced consultants from all over the US. Troy holds many certifications for IT process management, auditing of computer systems and has degrees in both Computer Science and Accounting.
Troy Thompson has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Tyler Reguly is a Manager of Software Development with Tripwire, and a key member of VERT (Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team), where he focuses on web application security and vulnerability detection. Tyler is involved in industry initiatives such as CVSS-SIG and WASSEC, and has spoken at many security events, including SecTOR and OWASP Toronto. Additionally, he has contributed to the Computer Systems Technology curriculum at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario by developing and teaching a number of security related courses. Tyler is frequently quoted by security industry press and is a prolific blogger.
タイラー・レグリは、Tripwire社のソフトウェア開発担当マネージャで脆弱性調査チームVERT（Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team）の主要メンバーです。VERTではウェブアプリケーションのセキュリティと脆弱性検知を専門としています。
タイラーはCVSS-SIG やWASSECなどの業界プロジェクトに関わっており、SecTORやOWASP Trontoといった多くのセキュリティイベントで講演をしています。 更にいくつかのセキュリティ関連コースの開発と指導を通じてオンタリオ州ロンドンのファンショー・カレッジでComputer Systems Technologyの教育課程に貢献しています。
Tyler Reguly has contributed 169 posts to The State of Security.
Yong Hong Ow
With extensive experience in cybersecurity, mobility and networking, in both sales and channel facing roles, Zak has developed a strong understanding of the challenges faced in the modern digital world. As a driven and dedicated technologist, Zak uses a multifunctional, solution-oriented approach to deliver desired outcomes for his customers and business partners.
Zak Menegazzi has contributed 1 post to The State of Security.
Zoë Rose is a highly regarded hands-on cybersecurity specialist, who helps her clients better identify and manage their vulnerabilities and embed effective cyber resilience across their organization. Zoë is a Cisco Champion and certified Splunk Architect, who frequently speaks at international conferences. Recognized in the 50 most influential women in cybersecurity UK for the past two years, and the PrivSec 200, Zoë is quoted in the media, has presented on National News, has been featured in Vogue Magazine, and was the spokesperson for Nationwide’s Over Sharing campaign that had a reach of 306 million citizens.
Zoë Rose has contributed 35 posts to The State of Security.