[funsec] The 15 most influential people in security today

Larry Seltzer Larry at larryseltzer.com
Wed Feb 13 20:56:56 CST 2008


How about Bruce Schneier? Anyone think he should be on here?

Larry Seltzer
eWEEK.com Security Center Editor
http://security.eweek.com/
http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/
Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
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-----Original Message-----
From: funsec-bounces at linuxbox.org [mailto:funsec-bounces at linuxbox.org]
On Behalf Of Eduardo Tongson
Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 9:34 PM
To: funsec at linuxbox.org
Subject: Re: [funsec] The 15 most influential people in security today

Tavis Ormandy, Michal Zalewski and Stefan Esser definitely deserves to
be on the list. The list missed out 'The PaX Team' .

   Ed

On Feb 14, 2008 4:17 AM, Alex Eckelberry <AlexE at sunbelt-software.com>
wrote:
>
>
> Congrats to the winners.
>
> http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/The-15-Most-Influential-People-in-Se
> curity-Today/
>
>
>
> It's never easy to come up with a definitive list of IT professionals 
> with the most influence on the way we secure desktops, networks and 
> mobile devices. And limiting the list to 15 hackers is a 
> near-impossible task, but, in my mind, these are the folks who stand 
> out today as stirring the imagination and forcing us to rethink our 
> approach to security in an always-on world.
>
> The 15 Most Influential People in Security Today
>
> '1. Tavis Ormandy, Google Security Team'
> '2. Ivan Krstic, One Laptop Per Child'
> '3. Chris Paget, IOActive'
> '4. Bunnie Huang, Bunnie Studios'
> '5. Michal Zalewski, Google'
> '6. Window Snyder'
> '7. The MOAB Hackers'
> '8. Dino Dai Zovi'
> '9. Michael Howard, Microsoft'
> '10. HD Moore, Metasploit '
> '11. Dave Aitel, Immunity'
> '12. Bronwen Matthews, Microsoft'
> '13. John Pescatore, Gartner'
> '14. Rob Thomas and Team Cymru'
> '15. Stefan Esser, Hardened PHP Project'
>
> Do you agree with this list?
>
> Alex
>
>
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