Tom Brennan - whoami
Tom started with technology in 1986 as a SYSOP for a 516/BBS and writing code for fun. He has over a decade of cross-platform work in Application Security, Network and Wireless for many clients in industries such as Government, Banking, Entertainment & Manufacturing worldwide.
Tom holds industry certifications including: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP #54039), National Security Agency, INFOSEC Assessment Methodology (NSA-IAM), Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) #518267 and is a member of ISSA #602855. In addition, he also holds many product focused certifications for products and tools that he has hands-on experience with building mousetraps.
Tom established the OWASP New Jersey chapter in 2003 and grew it from 5 technical peers to over 500 members rapidly. In 2006 he started working with the OWASP New York City local chapter and with consensus of both groups combined them to be the OWASP NY/NJ Metro chapter. The OWASP NY/NJ Metro chapter has over 1000 members on its mailing list and is the largest and most active OWASP chapter in the world currently.
Tom was appointed to the OWASP Foundation Board of Directors, Nov 2007. He was tasked to drive OWASP Foundation's governance, establish a member driven election process and committees using the and open volunteer organizational culture.
His accomplishments the far include:
- Speaker/Trainer for OWASP Foundation before the United Nations, ISSA, ISACA and Infragard
- OWASP APPSEC 2008, NYC primary event organizer
You can always reach Tom the human way #973-202-0122 or via email at tomb@"removethis"owasp.org