Oleg Kolesnikov received his B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology
in Atlanta. He has worked in the industry for more than a decade as a system
administrator and a security consultant. Currently, he is focusing on
research in Computer Networks and Security. He has been working with the
Distributed Security department at the Berkeley Lab. When he is not busy
reflecting on another research topic he enjoys skiing, rollerblading,
playing soccer, and paintball. His web page is available at
Bri Hatch is Chief Hacker at Onsight, Inc.
where he is a Unix/Linux and network security consultant. His clients
have ranged from major banks, pharmaceutical companies and educational
institutions to major California web browser developers and dot-coms that
haven't failed. He has taught various security, Unix, and programming
classes for corporations through Onsight and as an adjunct instructor
Northwestern University. He has been securing and breaking into systems
since before he traded in his Apple II+ for his first Unix system. He is
also co-maintainer of Stunnel, an Open Source secure SSL wrapper used around
the world to encrypt cleartext protocols.
Chris Davis is currently working as an INFOSEC consultant for Lucent
Technologies. He has been active in the fields of information and computer
security for four years, with a research concentration in the relationship
between artificial intelligence and information security. His current
project involves the application of learning algorithms to Intrusion
Chris Mongold has been working in information technology
for nearly 10 years, focusing on the UNIX and networking arena.
Previously, he has worked as a software developer,
network engineer and consultant. He has developed
solutions for companies in the Telecommunications,
Financial, and Automotive industries among others.
Currently he is a Senior Security Analyst for NiSource,