Kevin Johnson

IANS Faculty

    Kevin is the Founder, CEO, and Principal Security Consultant of Secure Ideas, an information security consulting company that focuses on penetration testing services and training. He is also a founder and contributor of many open source projects including the Samurai Web Testing Framework (SamuraiWTF), a web penetration testing and training environment, and the Basic Analysis and Security Engine (BASE) project, a web front-end for Snort Analysis

    • Penetration Testing
    • Application Security
    • Training

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Presenter at information security conferences such as Black Hat, DEF CON, and ShmooCon in addition to organizations such as Infragard, ISACA, and ISSA
    • Former SANS Institute Senior Instructor (8 years)
    • Author of SANS Course, Security 542: Web Application Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking
    • Former Senior Security Consultant for InGardians, an independent information security consultancy
    • Former Technical Architecture Engineer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Former Programmer at ANC Rental Corp,, and eSiteCreation

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    Kevin enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid Star Wars fan and member of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars charity group.