Richard Brain is the technical director at ProCheckUp, a leading independent specialist UK security organisation. He developed its unique approach to penetration testing. His artificial-intelligence based software has automated the approach of penetration testing, allowing fuller testing to be conducted that finds many previously unknown vulnerabilities.
Richard brings 28 years of computing experience to our Ask the Experts panel, including 16 years working with networks and 12 years in a consulting role. He graduated from Middlesex University, and is fluent in Perl, XML, XSL, Basic, Java, C and assembler. His other specialties include bank and financial credit card-hacking security and Web security.
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Contributions from Richard Brain, Secure Development
- Dynamic code analysis vs. static analysis source code testing
- Pwn2Own results: The most secure Internet browser for enterprises
- Google cloud applications: Secure enough for the enterprise?
- Securing Web applications with Web application firewalls
- How to prevent Adobe hacks from affecting your organisation
- Windows 2003 DNS configuration tips
- How to protect a laptop from spam, viruses
- What is the best choice for an enterprise Web browser?
- How does search engine malware spread?
- How to detect and remove Sinowal and repair a master boot record
- How effective are password hack tools?
- How do attackers use Google to hack?
- Should a worm patch or push security updates?
- Why can Google block virus-infected websites; how do you stop a ban?
- How to find and prevent SQL injection attack vulnerabilities