News Brief - OpenSSL "Heartbleed" Bug

By Danny Pickens ·

The "Heartbleed" bug disclosed on April 7 had serious implications for businesses and consumers alike. Senior Research Analyst Danny Pickens gives us a rundown of the vulnerability and how to minimize its impact.


Danny Pickens

Senior Director, Global Threat Intelligence Center

Danny Pickens has more than 17 years of experience in the fields of military intelligence, counter-terrorism and cyber security. As the senior director of threat management operations within Optiv’s managed security services (MSS) practice, Mr. Pickens is responsible for the direction and operations of a staff of more than 40 security professionals, providing threat intelligence, threat analysis, malware analysis and security awareness training to Optiv’s MSS clients.