Mike Brooks (CISSP) is a Security Associate at Bishop Fox (formerly Stach & Liu), a security consulting firm providing IT security services to the Fortune 500, global financial institutions, and high-tech startups. In this role, he focuses on software testing, application security assessments, source code review, blackbox penetration testing, and cryptography. Mike is an avid security researcher and contributes frequently to online vulnerability databases and security knowledge centers. He has researched and identified security vulnerabilities in dozens of software applications, including some severe enough to be assigned severity metrics from the Department of Homeland Security. The highest of these severity metrics rates in the top 500 most dangerous software flaws ever discovered. Mike is credited with the discovery of over 50 vulnerabilities with CVE entries, and was previously ranked in the top 10 of the Google AppSec Bug Bounty Program.