Adam Shostack

Adam Shostack is a leading expert on threat modeling, and a consultant, author and game designer. He has decades of experience delivering security. His experience ranges across the business world from founding startups to nearly a decade at Microsoft. His accomplishments include: helping create the CVE, fixing Autorun, and leading the design and delivery of the Microsoft SDL Threat Modeling Tool (v3). Adam also created the Elevation of Privilege threat modeling game, wrote "Threat Modeling: Designing for Security", and co-authored "The New School of Information Security". While not consulting or training, Shostack serves as an advisor to a variety of companies and academic institutions and is an Affiliate Professor at the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington.