Oleg Kolesnikov received his B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has been doing research in information security at Georgia Tech and the Berkeley Lab, focusing on network security, cryptography, and secure protocols.
Brian Hatch is chief hacker at Onsight, Inc. He is the lead author of the bestselling book Hacking Linux Exposed (McGraw Hill) and is the co-maintainer of Stunnel, an open source, secure SSL wrapper used around the world to encrypt cleartext protocols.