Brandon Enright

Brandon Enright is a senior information security investigator with Cisco Systems. Brandon has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from UC San Diego where he did research in the Systems and Networking group. Brandon has coauthored several papers on the infrastructure and economics of malware botnets and a paper on the impact of low entropy seeds on the generation of SSL certificates. Some of his work in cryptography includes presenting weaknesses in some of the NIST SHA3 competition candidates, fatally knocking one out of the competition, and authoring the Password Hashing Competition proposal OmegaCrypt. Brandon is a long-time contributor to the Nmap project, a fast and featureful port scanner and security tool. In his free time Brandon enjoys mathematical puzzles and logic games.


A data-centric approach to security monitoring

April 7, 2016

Learn how to understand the threats you face by collecting, mining, organizing, and analyzing as many relevant data sources as possible. Excerpt from Crafting the InfoSec Playbook.