Andrew Hay is the Research Director at OpenDNS where he leads the research efforts for the company.
Andrew was honored with the title of Security Thought Leader in May 2008 by the SANS Institute; named an IT Knowledge Exchange blogger of the week in June 2009; listed as one of the Most Powerful Voices in Security by SYS-CON Media’s Jim Kaskade in September 2011; named one of Tripwire Inc.’s Top 25 Security People to Follow in December 2011; and named one of the Top Chief Security Officers (CSOs) to Follow on Twitter by CEOWORLD Magazine in April 2014.
Andrew is frequently approached to provide expert commentary on security-industry developments, and has been interviewed by members of the press for such publications as Forbes, The Sacramento Bee, eWeek, TechTarget, Wired Magazine, Network World, and CSO Magazine, in addition to podcasts such as the Data Security Podcast, Forensic4Cast, SecuraBit, PaulDotCom, Security.Exe, Beyond The Perimeter, The Risk Hose, Security Roundtable, and Tenable Network Security. He was formally the founder and cohost of the LogChat podcast with Dr. Anton Chuvakin. Andrew also has written articles for several trade publications such as Information Week Magazine, DarkReading, and Network Computing on various security-related topics.
Finally, Andrew has written several security books including:
- The OSSEC Host-based Intrusion Detection Guide (Syngress, ISBN 9781597492409),
- Nagios 3 Enterprise Network Monitoring (Syngress, ISBN 9781597492676),
- Nokia Firewall, VPN, and IPSO Configuration Guide (Syngress, ISBN 9781597492867), and
- The OpenStack Security Guide (http://docs.openstack.org/sec/)