Yusuf Bhaiji, CCIE No. 9305, has been with Cisco Systems, Inc., for four years and is currently the content manager, CCIE security, and proctor in the Cisco Systems Sydney, Australia Lab. Prior to this, he was technical lead for the Sydney TAC Security and VPN team. Yusuf's passion for security- and VPN-related technologies has played a dominant role in his 14 years of industry experience, from as far back as his initial master's degree in computer science, and since is reflected in his numerous certifications. Yusuf authored the Cisco Press publication CCIE Security Practice Labs (ISBN 1-58705-134-6) released early 2004. He has also been a technical reviewer for several Cisco Press publications and has written articles for various publications and magazines. His recent article "Cracking the Code" was published in Packet magazine (Vol. 16, No. 3, Third Quarter 2004).
Randy Ivener, CCIE No. 10722, is a security specialist with Cisco Systems Product Security Incident Response Team. He is a CISSP and ASQ CSQE. Randy has spent many years as a network security consultant helping companies understand and secure their networks. Before becoming immersed in information security, he spent time in software development and as a training instructor. Randy graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and holds a master's degree in business administration.
Stephen Kalman is a data security trainer. He is the author or tech editor of more than 20 books, courses, and CBT titles. His most recent book is Web Security Field Guide (ISBN 1-58705-092-7) from Cisco Press. In addition to those responsibilities, he runs a consulting company, Esquire Micro Consultants, that specializes in network security assessments and forensics. Mr. Kalman holds CISSP, CEH, CHFI, CCNA, CCDA, A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications and is a member of the New York State Bar.
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