About the Author
Glyn Geoghegan, CISM, is a Principal Consultant in Corsaire's Security Assessment team. He holds an honours degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Imperial College, London. He has worked in IT Security and Internet related roles since graduating in 1996, and has specialised in security design, deployment and analysis since 1997.
He has spent the last four years focused on Ethical Hacking, Security Assessment and Audit at Corsaire and previously at Internet Security Systems where he was co-founder of their EMEA X-Force Security Assessment Services team and lead author on the ISS Ethical Hacking Training course.
Glyn's past roles have included that of Senior Network Security Analyst at a leading City of London Financial institution where he was involved in the corporate security at many levels. He was responsible for consulting on the paper security policies and procedures, designing, budgeting, procuring, deploying and supporting the Security infrastructure of the organisation and its business partners and building a permanent team to continue the ongoing security strategy and its support.
As an Internet and Security Consultant at a Global Internet Service provider he provided design and deployment advice and implementation on Security Technologies (Firewalls and other border control devices, encryption, content management, anti-virus, DR, strong authentication etc.), ISP scale network and routing design and security, and Internet related services (mail, DNS, web, e-commerce, UNIX etc).