was formed to provide complete security solutions, by meeting
the ongoing need for holistic security within the ever-growing
IT Security market. Our experts specialize in Intrusion Prevention,
Detection, and Recovery.
Intelguardians, Inc. is formed by leading security professionals.
Our group of individuals include senior security consultants,
leading security instructors, authors of many of the top industry
bestsellers; and contributors to open source projects including
Snort.org, Honeynet Project, and Bastille Linux.
provides network peace keeping for agencies and corporations worldwide.
Bob Hillery is an experienced consultant in Information Systems
Security Management. He is a founder and Senior Security Analyst
with Intelguardians, Inc. and has an extensive background in computer
networks gained through the Navy and R&D labs. Bob has just
completed a National Institute of Justice project investigating
cyber attacks and forensic tool requirements as a senior researcher
at Dartmouth College. He served as the Vice President of Academic
Affairs & Chair of Informations Systems Department for NH
Community Technical College, and has significant experience with
the political side of security incident handling. Bob's professional
certifications include CISSP, GCIA, GSEC, MCSE:Security, and the
Ed Skoudis is a founder and Senior Security Consultant with Intelguardians.
Ed teaches SANS Track 4, "Hacker Techniques, Exploits and
Incident Handling", on a regular basis. Ed's expertise includes
hacker attacks and defenses, the information security industry,
and computer privacy issues. He has performed numerous security
assessments, designed information security governance and operations
teams for Fortune 500 companies, and responded to computer attacks
for clients in financial, high technology, healthcare, and other
industries. Ed conducted a demonstration of hacker techniques
against financial institutions for the United States Senate and
is a frequent speaker on issues associated with hacker tools and
defenses. He has published several articles on these topics, as
well as the Prentice Hall best seller, Counter Hack: A Step-by-Step
Guide to Computer Attacks and Effective Defenses. His latest book
is titled Malware: Fighting Malicious Code. Ed was also awarded
a 2007 Microsoft MVP award for Windows Server Security, and is
a member of the Honeynet Project.
Jimmy Alderson is a web application and data correlation expert.
Jimmy conducts network architecture reviews and security audits.
He is an author of the “Syngress best seller Nessus Network
Auditing”. Jimmy joins Intelguardians after working for
ISS, Meta Security Group, and ESecurity Inc.
Jay Beale is a security specialist focused on host lock-down and
security audits. He is the Lead Developer of the Bastille project,
which creates a hardening program for Linux, HP-UX, and Mac OS
X, a member of the Honeynet Project, and the Linux technical lead
in the Center for Internet Security. Jay is a columnist for Information
Security Magazine, a co-author of seven books, and the series
editor of the Syngress Open Source Security series. A senior research
scientist with the George Washington University Cyber Security
Policy and Research Institute, Jay teaches Unix Security at IDG
and Black Hat conferences.
Mike Poor is a founder and Senior Security Analyst with Intelguardians.
Mike conducts forensic analysis, penetration tests, vulnerability
assessments, security audits and architecture reviews. His primary
job focus however is in intrusion detection, response, and mitigation.
Mike is an author and editor of the international best seller
“Snort 2.1” book from Syngress, and is a Handler for
the Internet Storm Center. Mike teaches Intrusion Detection for
the SANS Institute and has supported Intrusion Detection and Incident
Response teams for the military, and has worked for Sourcefire
as a research engineer, and for the SANS Institute leading their
Intrusion Analysis Team.
Adam Scott joined Intelguardians after working for AT&T, Global
Integrity, SAIC, Predictive Systems, and International Networking
Systems professional services firms. Adam has helped organizations
develop Ethical Hacking methodology that has been applied across
the world. Mr. Scott has a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Information
Technology from the Stevens Institute of Technology. He is also
a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and
has published numerous articles and is often an invited speaker
at various security conferences.
Tom Liston joined Intelguardians as a lead network penetration tester
and code auditor. Tom is the developer of the Open Source security
application LaBrea, the GDI Scanner, and is the author of the popular
series of diaries on the SANS Internet Storm Center titled: “Follow
the Bouncing Malware”. Intelguardians is formed by experts
in the Information Security Field. Our team members have authored
industry best selling books and tools. Information Security is a
necessity in todays business. Intelguardians provides the expertise
that your business needs.
Carpenter is a Senior Security Analyst for Intelguardians. Matthew
also periodically teaches Track 504, "Hacker Techniques, Exploits
and Incident Handling" for The SANS Institute. With a background
in telecommunications, and network and server security, Matthew's
expertise includes hacker attacks and defenses, reverse engineering,
and security vulnerability research. Matthew
has spoken at Defcon Security Conference, Information Systems Security
Association(ISSA) and Fortune 500 corporations, as well as released
several open-source security research tools.
is a Senior Security Analyst with Intelguardians. She specializes in penetration testing, forensics and incident response, and also conducts architecture reviews and security assessments. Sherri founded the incident response team and managed UNIX/Linux security for the Boston Children's Hospital. She began her security career as a member of MIT's network security team, where she handled incidents and designed a network flow analysis tool. Sherri has an S.B. in Computer Science and Electric Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Johnson is a Senior Security Analyst with Intelguardians. Kevin
came to security from a development and system administration background.
He has many years of experience performing security
services for fortune 100 companies, and in his spare time contributes
to a large number of open source security projects. Kevin founded
and leads the development on B.A.S.E. (the Basic Analysis and
Security Engine) project. The BASE project is the most popular web
interface for the Snort intrusion detection system. Kevin is an
instructor for SANS, teaching both the Incident Handling and Hacker
Techniques class and the Web Application Security class. He has
presented to many organizations, including Infragard, ISACA, ISSA
and the University of Florida.
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