Dan Adams

Dan Adams

Web Application Security Specialist · Infrastructure Tribe

Dan is our go-to guy for any security-related questions, and works with our teams around the business to ensure we are running a secure platform

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Articles by Dan

Hacker Herding - Ten Lessons Learned From Launching a Bug Bounty Programme

Lessons learned from operating a bug bounty programme, and some tips for launching your own

Author:

Dan Adams

Category:

Security

Time:

9 minute read

XSS - Just the facts, ma'am

A basic primer on Cross-site scripting (XSS) and its prevention

Author:

Dan Adams

Category:

Security

Time:

7 minute read

Horses, batteries and staples - tips for effective password usage

Tips for effective password usage, for both end users and system administrators

Author:

Dan Adams

Category:

Security

Time:

14 minute read

Preventing phishing attacks - an example of defence in depth

Phishing attacks are difficult to entirely prevent against, but are a good example of a situation in which “defence in depth” is appropriate.

Author:

Dan Adams

Category:

Security

Time:

8 minute read

H2OhNoes! Five lessons we can learn from old-world utility firms on how to handle outages

Utility companies have customers. And just like us, those customers expect a ubiquitous, always-on service provision. Are there therefore any lessons we can learn from an old, established industry like a utility company on how to handle outages?

Author:

Dan Adams

Category:

Incident Response

Time:

7 minute read