Meet Some of the Team
Neal O'Farrell is one of the first generation of security entrepreneurs, fighting the first generation of hackers before most of today's security firms were even born. He's an award-winning expert who has advised governments, intelligence agencies, Fortune 500 companies and wealth management companies, and is a prolific author and speaker. Meet him.
Barak Engel got his first taste of security in the 1990s as part of the team that helped track down notorious hacker The Analyser. Since then he's worked with NASA, Barnes and Noble, Cost Plus World Market, LiveNation/Ticketmaster, bebe Stores and many others. As head of Information Security for Webex (now Cisco), Barak helped navigate the global communications giant through growing security and privacy challenges during some of its most hectic years. A sought-after writer and speaker, Barak recently authored “Why CISOs fail - The Missing Link in Security Management and How to Fix It,” published by Auerbach Publications.
Dave Price has more than 15 years experience in security and his specialties include website security, network scanning, and compliance. Dave is a long-time advisor to the Identity Theft Council, the award winning non-profit behind Operation Stop IT – Stop Identity Theft. More than a decade ago Dave helped create the entire employee security training program for the Center for Information Security Awareness, a national security training initiative in partnership with FBI/Infragard. That program has since been used by thousands of organizations.
Anne Madrid is a nationally recognized identity theft and fraud expert, a 20-year veteran of law enforcement, and one of the first cops in the country to specialize in identity theft. For nearly a decade she investigated and helped prosecute some of the most complex and expensive fraud cases, including many that involved organized crime, cartels, and motorcycle gangs. She has participated in both FBI and Secret Service task forces that took down major identity theft and fraud rings and was one of the first experts to sound the alarm about the Accurint (Lexis Nexis) data breach more than a decade ago, one of the very first high profile data breaches.