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Dana Epp

Security (de)engineering for fun and profit


Hey there, I’m Dana, aka SilverStr. I've spent decades as a security architect that focuses on helping secure software, data and infrastructure. You might say I’ve been on and led Blue Team well before it was even a thing. When I am not helping to build and grow software companies focused on developing security tools I’m advising others on how to build and break their own applications and environments. As both a Microsoft Regional Director and Security MVP, I spend a great deal of time on security (de)engineering in the cloud.

Lately I’ve challenged myself to be more on Purple team, shifting more to offensive (ethically). As the world of hybrid computing shifts more IT resources away from the office, its clear more effort is needed to educate both administrators and developers on how to build safe, decoupled systems in the cloud. I help people find and fix vulnerabilities in their apps and architecture.

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