Adam Shostack

IRL Name: 
Adam Shostack

Adam Shostack helped found the CVE, the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium and the International Financial Cryptography Association. He has been a leader at a number of successful information security and privacy startups, and is co-author of the book, The New School of Information Security. He shipped the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Threat Modeling Tool and the Elevation of Privilege threat modeling game as a member of the SDL team.


Involved in the creation of Zero-Knowledge's P3P Analyzer, a tool to help companies deal with IE6, its interaction with P3P compact policies.

Leader of the core design team for Hackershield


Raped Sean Hasting's wife at Defcon 7