Bio

Bio

Russ McRee

Russ McRee, GSE, CISSP, MSISE, directs the Threat Intelligence & Engineering team for Microsoft├┬ó├┬├┬s Online Services Security & Compliance organization. He writes toolsmith, a monthly column for the ISSA Journal, and has written for numerous other publications including Information Security, (IN)SECURE, SysAdmin, Linux Magazine, and OWASP. Russ also speaks regularly at events such as DEFCON, BlueHat, Black Hat, SANSFIRE, RSA, FIRST, and RAID, amongst others, and is a SANS Internet Storm Center handler. His work includes service in the Washington State Guard as the Cybersecurity Advisor to the Washington Military Department. Russ advocates a holistic approach to the practice of information assurance and, as such maintains holisticinfosec.org. IBM's ISS X-Force cited Russ as the 6th ranked Top Vulnerability Discoverers of 2009.