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David Kennedy

 is Chief Information Security Officer at Diebold Incorporated 

and creator of the Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET), Fast-Track, and other open 
source tools. He is on the Back|Track and Exploit Database development 
team and is a core member of the Social-Engineer podcast and framework. 
Kennedy has presented at a number of security conferences including 
Black Hat, Defcon, ShmooCon, Security B-Sides, and more. 

Jim O’Gorman

 is a professional penetration tester with CSC’s StrikeForce, 

a co-founder of, and an instructor at Offensive-Security. 
He is involved in digital investigations and malware analysis, and helped build 
forensic capabilities into Back|Track Linux. When not working on various 
security issues, Jim spends his time assisting his children in their attempts 
to fight Zombie hordes.

Devon Kearns

 is an instructor at Offensive-Security, a Back|Track Linux 

developer, and administrator of The Exploit Database. He has contributed 
a number of Metasploit exploit modules and is the maintainer of the Meta-
sploit Unleashed wiki.

Mati Aharoni

 is the creator of the Back|Track Linux distribution and founder 

of Offensive-Security, the industry leader in security training.