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Billy Hoffman: Start Ups and Lessons Learned SkyDogCon 2013 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Billy Hoffman: Start Ups and Lessons Learned
SkyDogCon 2013

In 2009, I left a successful career in the computer security industry to start a web performance company. I've done ton a lot of things wrong, and some things right, and learned quite a bit along the way. I'll share my experiences, provide some advice, and explain why all the skills and traits that make you an excellent hacker work against you when trying to start and run a small company.

About the Speaker

Billy Hoffman is the founder and CEO of Zoompf. Prior to Zoompf, Billy worked as a security researcher for SPI Dynamics, a web security scanner vendor. Following it's acquisition by Hewlett Packard in 2007, Billy managed HP's Web Security Research Group. He has spoken at web performance and security conferences around the world, published the book Ajax Security with Addison Wesley, and is currently writing a book on web performance for No Starch press.

 


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