Anders is a security researcher by passion and profession. He became interested in security through the comp.risks Usenet group. He is currently working as a Paranoid at Yahoo. Prior to Yahoo, he worked on embedded CAs for VPNs at Nokia. He has about 6 years of experience in application security engineering & testing and has worked on securing Hadoop, OpenStack, and numerous other open source technologies at Yahoo. Anders has a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds the ISC2's CISSP certification, as well as the Stanford Advanced Computer Security Professional certificate.