Adam Shostack: Contributions to the Field of Information Security

Adam Shostack is an innovator in the field of information security — a solutions-based consultant and one of the leading experts on the subject of threat modeling.

The President of Shostack & Associates, Shostack has made and continues to make significant contributions to the world of cybersecurity — not only through custom-built, security-based solutions for Shostack clients, but also through involvement in a number of security-related organizations.

Some of the more notable contributions Adam Shostack has made in recent years include:

Control-Alt-Hack — a tabletop card game centered on elements of white hat hacking (created with the help of Yoshi Kohno and Tammy Denning).

Elevation of Privilege — a downloadable threat modeling game developed during his time as information security professional at Microsoft.

Threat Modeling: Designing for Security — a practical how-to guide on the utilization of threat modeling within the development lifecycle, as well as overall systems design and software design processes.

The New School of Information Security — a book that takes a closer look at existing issues within the information security field, as well as steps for improving information security across the industry.

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Adam Shostack is the President of Shostack & Associates, a firm specializing in security consulting services. https://adamshostack.wordpress.com/

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Adam Shostack

Adam Shostack is the President of Shostack & Associates, a firm specializing in security consulting services. https://adamshostack.wordpress.com/