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DENVER - February 28, 2009 - Accuvant Inc., a leading provider of information security and risk and compliance management solutions, announced the addition of David Maynor to aid in the delivery of Accuvant's world class assessment services to its enterprise clients. A well recognized figure in the information security world, David's forte encompasses unparalleled knowledge in application security, reverse engineering, and exploit development.
Before joining Accuvant, David co-founded Errata Security, a think tank organization specializing in rapid application development and security research. Prior to Errata, he held a number of prominent security related roles throughout the industry including Senior Researcher for Secureworks, Research Engineer for IBM/ISS's X-Force, and Application Developer at Georgia Institute of Technology.
David's reputation of being an active member of the information security community is well deserved. He has assumed both primary and contributing author roles to several industry leading security books including: Metasploit Toolkit for Penetration Testing, Exploit Development, and Vulnerability Research, Syngress Force Emerging Threat Analysis: From Mischief to Malicious, and War Driving and Wireless Penetration Testing, and writes a monthly blog for DarkReading.com called ‘HackedOff'. Through his vulnerability research capabilities, Mr. Maynor has also published bugs and vulnerabilities on Cisco products, OSX WiFi drivers, and Bluetooth technologies. Additionally, David has been featured in a multitude of national television spots including Fox News, CNN, the Associated Press, and Security Focus.
"David's extensive research experience coupled with his extensive security consulting and penetration testing experience make him the perfect fit for Accuvant's assessment team," claimed David Bonvillain, Accuvant's Director of Assessment Services. "Accuvant is committed to hiring the best talent in the industry and David will be charged with helping our team stay ahead of security threats, performing advanced vulnerability research and tool development and complementing our comprehensive assessment methodologies with the application of his unique skill-set during client engagements."
Accuvant is the nation's premier information security and risk and compliance management consulting firm. Accuvant security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures, and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 21 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit http://www.accuvant.com/.