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In order to do talks, panels, or get accepted as media into an event, there are filters you need to pass through and content you need to provide. Common ones include:
- Do you have a website?
- How much traffic does it get?
- Are you a speaker?
- Where have you spoken?
- Where have you been published?
- What’s your Twitter handle?
- How many followers do you have?
- Send us a headshot.
- Send us a bio.
It’s exhausting (and feels disgustingly egotistical) to try to assemble this type of stuff every time someone asks, so I’ve put this page together to serve as a permanent home for those answers.
Daniel Miessler is the Director of Advisory Services at IOActive and has 17 years of experience in information security. His background is in technical security testing and enterprise defense, including network, web, application, mobile, IoT testing, and adversary-based risk management. He is the leader of the OWASP IoT Security project and speaks regularly at conferences, on panels, and to the media on the topics of information security and technology trends. He also produces a blog, podcast, and newsletter with similar themes.
Site statistics (updated April 2016)
- Site active since 1999
- Approximately 3,000 posts
- Monthly site pageviews: ~350,000
- Monthly site visitors: ~300,000
- Alexa Rank: ~78K Global, ~41K U.S.
Site traffic for 2015
[ Statistics from January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015 ]
- Username: @danielmiessler
- Followers: ~ 40K
- Twitter Verified?: Yes
Have presented at numerous industry conferences, including:
Publications and mentions
- Quoted in BBC, E-Week, Dark Reading, CSO Online, CNET, ThreatPost, Financial Times, CNBC, EETimes, many others
- Listed as the top InfoSec thought leader in this InfoSec Institute list
- Listed as the top InfoSec influencer on Onalytica’s 2016 InfoSec Influencers List
- Creator and leader of the OWASP IoT Security Project
- Creator and leader of the SecLists Project
- Coverage of tech conferences often highly commented on by other top industry players
- Active GitHub account with over 500 followers
- My interview on Paul’s Security Weekly Podcast
- It’s nauseating to have a page like this because it’s the exact opposite of my personality to try to show off in this way. I only have this page so that I can save time responding to talk and panel requests for information, and to justify media badges at conferences.
- Created January 2015, Updated November 2016