About me...

My past thirty years of software engineering experience can be characterized as succeeding in hands-on technical leadership positions in small, fast-paced environments. This experience has allowed me to serve in key roles in two successful security startup companies (Proventsure, LLC and Network Security Wizards).

I have succeeded in the development of commercial software products ranging to include; Malware Decoding and Analytic Engines, Windows Kernel Intrusion Prevention Systems, Windows and UNIX-based Intrusion Detection Systems and Threat Intelligence Clouds.

I am listed as an inventor on the following patents in the security industry:

Modular system for detecting, filtering and providing notice about attack events associated with network security

A host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS) sensor that monitors system logs for evidence of malicious or suspicious application activity running in real time and monitors key system files for evidence of tampering...

Patent issuer and number: US 10/241,145
Patent date: Issued Sep 11, 2002

Systems and Methods for Sensitive Data Remediation

Systems and methods for sensitive data remediation include calculating a Probability of Loss of data on a given computer based on measures of control, integrity, and potential avenues of exploitation ...

Patent issuer and number: PCT/US2010/031571
Patent date: Issued Apr 19, 2010

I have had the extreme good fortune of working with talented pioneers in the security industry throughout my career.  This experience has fueled my passion for security and my ever-growing quest to gain and share knowledge on defeating malware.

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