Social Zombies: Your Friends Want to Eat Your Brains
Kevin Johnson is a Senior Security Analyst with InGuardians. 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 Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking class, which he is the author. He has presented to many organizations, including Infragard, ISACA, ISSA, RSA and the University of Florida.
Tom Eston is a penetration tester for a Fortune 500 financial services organization. Tom currently serves as the security assessment team lead. Tom began his career over twelve years ago as a systems and network administrator for several large and medium size businesses. He began his career in security by helping form an information security department for a real estate development company. Tom is actively involved in the security community and focuses his research on the security of social media. He is a contributing author to a social media eBook and has written a Facebook Privacy & Security Guide which is used in several major universities as part of student security awareness programs. Tom is also a security blogger, co-host of the Security Justice podcast and is a frequent speaker at security user groups and conferences. Tom recently gave a talk at Notacon 6 titled "The Rise of the Autobots: Into the Underground of Social Network Bots".