Vice President, Sales
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is the Vice President Sales for Special Ops Security. Prior to his current
role, Barnes was VP of Sales for the Professional Services practice of
Foundstone / McAfee until his departure in March 2006. During his distinguished
six years with Foundstone, which included an acquisition by McAfee in 2004,
Barnes was the very first VP of Sales and oversaw all aspects of customer
development during the critical first two years of its growth stage.
Barnes is widely known in the industry and is a contributing author of
the Second through Fifth Editions of Hacking Exposed where he has
contributed in the chapters regarding War Dialing, PBX and Voicemail Hacking.
Prior to joining Foundstone, Barnes was a Senior Manager at Arthur Andersen
and Ernst & Young's computer security practices. Prior to his Big X
consulting experience, he was employed by Northrop and worked on various
"Black World" projects with Northrop Grumman and the Department of Defense
including the B-2 Stealth Bomber and other classified projects where he
has held SECRET-SAR and TOP SECRET clearances.
Barnes earned his Bachelors' degree in Computer Information Systems
from California Polytechnic University Pomona. He has used the white hat
alias M4phr1k for over 20 years and maintains an online resource
that outlines and discusses the concepts behind War Dialing, PBX, and
Voicemail security at www.m4phr1k.com.