Tom Brennan is the Founder of Proactive Risk with two decades of hands on the keyboard experience building, breaking and defending data for clients worldwide. He is a an alumni of McAfee, Intel Security, SafeCode, Trustwave, WhiteHat, ADP, Datek Online, and the United States Marines. Tom served the OWASP Foundation as an elected member of the Global Board of Directors for ten years. He also founded the New Jersey OWASP Chapter and grew the New York City as President for thirteen Years.
Today, Tom is associated with CREST International as its elected Chairman of the Americas Board and participates as technical advisor for New Jersey Institute of Technology, County College of Morris, Morris County Economic Development Corporation, Rockaway Township Official, and is a member of the CERT team.
In this episode we discuss his start in information security, building secure software, giving back to the cyber security community, mentors he has had, recommendations he gives to people starting in infosec, starting the HACKNYC conference, and so much more.
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