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Kevin Beaver

Kevin Beaver, CISSP is an independent information security consultant, writer, and professional speaker with Atlanta, GA-based Principle Logic, LLC.

With over 33 years in IT and 27 years in security, Kevin specializes in vulnerability and penetration testing, security program reviews, and virtual CISO consulting work to help businesses uncheck the boxes that keep creating a false sense of security.

He has written 12 books on security including the best-selling Hacking For Dummies and The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance. Kevin has written over 1,300 articles on security and regularly contributes to TechTarget’s SearchSecurity.com and Ziff Davis’ Toolbox.com.

He has a bachelor’s in Computer Engineering Technology from Southern College of Technology and a master’s in Management of Technology from Georgia Tech. In his free time, Kevin enjoys road racing his Mazda Miata in the Spec Miata class with the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), riding dirt bikes, and snow skiing.

  • Who’s responsible for application security? It’s ultimately on the business. More specifically, it’s on the executives and board members that run the business. Still, there must be resources within the organization who not only lead the charge but also get stuff done. It’s complicated, and every situation is different, but this “get stuff done” component is where the answer lies.