Thinking like an Attacker: Introduction to Threat Modeling

Sean Smith

Senior Security Program Manager


Threat modeling allows us to think like an attacker and find security design flaws before the first line of code is ever written. This session will teach the fundamentals of threat modeling and provide you with an oppurtunity to threat model your own application and begin finding potential security threats.

Sean has worked in application security and SDL for more than a decade. He got his start in security at Indiana University working to prevent web application attacks. He eventually moved to Microsoft where he worked on projects such as Exchange, Kinect, Xbox One and the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center. In November 2018, he joined Google to manage the Android OS SDL Process.

Sean is originally from Indiana and lives in Seattle, Washington. He is married to a very understanding wife and has two amazing young boys. If he had free time, it would consist of barbecuing, video games and hiking.

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