Adam Shostack has been a proven, solutions-oriented professional in the field of systems security for decades. Currently the leader and Managing Consultant of Shostack & Associates, Shostack has proven himself an invaluable asset to numerous teams and organizations throughout his career, including Microsoft and several successful start-up firms.
One start-up Adam Shostack provided successful leadership to was Netect, a company focused on mass-market vulnerability assessment. As Director of Technology at Netect (later acquired by Bindview) from 1997 to 1999, Shostack was responsible for managing a distributed team of six security experts in the design of product security functionality, and spearheaded the effort to design and position HackerShield 1.0, a key Netect/Bindview product, as an award-winning vulnerability scanner.
In addition to the development of HackerShield 1.0, Shostack led the process to design, code, debug and ship the company’s RapidFire Updates of new security checks. Adam Shostack also managed the development team in Boston and in Tel Aviv for the Netective product line.