Ben is an accomplished security analyst and engineer with a diverse background and a strong passion for ensuring not only the security of critical systems in theory but prove the security in practice. With 15 years of experience in the field, Ben has established a reputation as an expert in technical training, specializing in various aspects of security analysis and engineering.
Ben embarked on his journey in the realm of technology as a telecom tester, focusing on life-at-risk systems aimed at locating mobile phones of ones in need of assistance. This early exposure to intricate systems set the foundation for his subsequent endeavors in the field of security. Recognizing the significance of safeguarding sensitive data, Ben transitioned to a security engineering role where he played a pivotal role in designing and constructing robust systems for data acquisition from diverse sources, including disk, memory, and wireless communications.
Driven by a constant curiosity to find out how things really work, Ben embarked on a challenging role of creating secure solutions. Here, he excelled in constructing and fortifying highly secure network environments, displaying an excellent understanding of the OSI stack from top to bottom. This comprehensive knowledge of network protocols and technologies allowed Ben to implement effective defensive measures, mitigating risks and ensuring the utmost protection of critical assets.
Currently, Ben serves in a dynamic position as a security discipline lead for a large multinational corporation, leveraging his expertise in secure design and development. With a primary focus on web application security and defensible architecture, he employs cutting-edge methodologies to identify and address vulnerabilities in software systems. Ben is a trusted advisor, collaborating with organizations to establish robust security frameworks and guiding development teams in implementing best practices for secure development.