Ofir Arkin

IRL Name: 
Ofir Arkin

Ofir Arkin is a well known computer security specialist. He is the founder of Sys-Security Group, a computer security research group, and an active member and co-author within the Honeynet project.

Ofir has published research papers, programs, advisories and articles in the fields of information warfare, VoIP security, and network discovery, including the Etherleak problem (information leakage in the Ethernet frame padding), Xprobe2 (an active OS fingerprinting tool), and contributions to the book Know Your Enemy (Addison-Wesley, 2nd edition, 2004, ISBN 0-321-16646-9).

He is the CTO and co-founder of Insightix, an Israel-based company which delivers IT infrastructure discovery, monitoring and auditing systems for enterprise networks.


Uses lots of marketing speak on his websites.