Director of Engineering, Qualys, Inc.
Ivan Ristic is a respected security expert and author, known especially for his contribution to the web application firewall field and the development of ModSecurity, the open source web application firewall. He is also the author of ModSecurity Handbook, the definitive guide to the popular web application firewall, and the author of Apache Security, a comprehensive security guide for the Apache web server. A frequent speaker at computer security conferences, Ivan is an active participant in the application security community, a member of the Open Web Application Security Project, and an officer of the Web Application Security Consortium. He runs SSL Labs, a research effort dedicated to improving the effectiveness of SSL and TLS.