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  • BIO: Ryan Barnet, Akamai's Threat Research Team - To see my wiki contributions, click here.

Ryan Barnett is a Principal Security Researcher working on the Akamai Threat Research Team supporting the Cloud Security Business Unit (including the Kona WAF product). In addition to his primary work at Akamai, he is also a WASC Board Member and OWASP Project Leader for: Web Hacking Incident Database (WHID), Distributed Web Honeypots and a contributor to OWASP AppSensor. Mr. Barnett has also authored two web security books: Preventing Web Attacks with Apache (Pearson) and The Web Application Defender's Cookbook: Battling Hackers and Defending Users (Wiley).

Specialties: Web Application Security, Web Application Firewalls, Intrusion Detection, Forensics and Honeypot technologies.

  • Ryan can be reached at: ryan.barnett(at) or rbarnett(at)