Our Contributors

  • Mohit Kumar aka 'Unix Root' young Security Analyst, ( Ethical ) Hacker, Penetration Tester and Founder of 'The Hacker News' - A Cyber Security Awareness Program. He is Editor-in-chief & Designer of THN Magazines. He is Certified Linux Server Security Specialist (RHCSS) and PHP Developer. His all efforts are to make internet more Secure.

  • Ann Smith is the Executive Editor of the Hacker News and is an expert in security issues. She has been a community activist and has been involved in global social issues for many years. With unique enthusiasm, Ann contributes to the cause of human rights through her involvement with numerous organizations, including a time as an elected official bringing a broad perspective of political and governmental issues affecting the world today.

  • John Shinaberry is a writer (Assistant Editor) , as well as a long time student and enthusiast of network security and related technologies. He has worked professionally in research, and in the practical implementation of technique, related to continuous process improvement, and team dynamics.

  • Lee Munson is a non-technical security blogger at Security-FAQs.com. This allows him to write about security in a clear way that can be understood by both IT professionals and non-techie people alike. Visit his site for news, how-to's and reviews of the latest and best security software.

  • Mourad Ben Lakhoua is a security research, blogger and is founder of SecTechno. Having worked for several years within the fields of cyber security, malware analysis and system administration, Mourad has provided key services including consultancy, project delivery and advice. Mourad is also a contributing editor to the book "The Cloud Security Rules" with a key emphasis on cloud security and integration.

  • David Kennedy is Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Diebold Incorporated, Back|Track development team member. He is the author of the Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET), also created the Fast-Track, an open-source suite that has gained wide acceptance in the information security community. David is co-author of the "Metasploit: The penetration testers guide" and is currently working on several other security related books.

  • Pierluigi Paganini, The founder , Company Director, Researcher, Security Evangelist, Security Analyst & Freelance Writer. Over 20 years experience in the field. CEH at EC Council in London.The passion for writing & a strong belief that security is founded on sharing & awareness led me to foundthe security blog "SecurityAffairs".

  • Bennett Arron is an award-winning writer and stand up comedian. He is also a renowned speaker on the subject of Identity Theft and he was BAFTA short-listed for his documentary How To Steal an Identity in which he stole the identity of the British Home Secretary. His website : Bennettaron.com.

  • Paul F. Renda (Security analyst) started his career working on IBM 360 and the PDP 11. He has presented talks at the COMPUTER SECURITY INSTITUTE, DEFCON and HOPE. In 1995 Paul, developed a defense against WAR DIALERS that published in Info Security Magazine.

  • Shruthi Prasad G V is a Certified Ethical Hacker, working as a Technology Consultant with Hewlett Packard since July, 2010. Prior to which she was with Infosys Technologies LTD, Bangalore as a security consultant. You can reach her at shruu.p@gmail.com

  • Luiz Firmino is CISSP, CISM, CRISC, C|CISO, over 24 years of information security experience working for different global companies in several roles, responsibilities, and leaderships.

  • Peter Kipp is the Business Security Specialist at AVG, the Australian & New Zealand distribution arm of the well-known AVG Anti-Virus and Internet Security software. He is dedicated to providing education and support to start-up and small to medium-sized businesses as they migrate their traditional revenue sources into the online world.

  • Himanshu Chaudhary is a newbie in an IT Security world. Studying M.Sc Computer Security (2011-12) from University of Birmingham, UK on scholarship from University. Dealing with IT Security, Cloud Computing, Mobile application & Software Development. Entering in IT security field with many goals and motivation.

  • Ahmed Sherif ,Egyptian Malware analyst , Freelancer Penetration Tester . Passionate of anything related to information security , Python and PHP developer and Linux administrator , Love making lectures and tutorials . Blogger at Sherif-it.blogspot.com . Founder of Ninja-arab For security tutorials .

  • Mariano del Río is an information security profesional, with experience in projects to establish programs for information security management. Mariano is Lead Auditor ISO / IEC 27001:2005+ Member of the Board of the Argentine Chapter of the Cloud SecurityAlliance.