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User:Kevin W. Wall

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Involved in OWASP ESAPI for Java EE project, starting in July, 2009.

  • Completely rewrote the ESAPI 2.0 symmetric encryption
  • General ESAPI 2.0 code clean-up and bug fixes.
  • Project owner of ESAPI for Java prohect

Involved in OWASP ESAPI for C++ (since May, 2011)

  • Troublesome meddler (aka, tor-mentor)
  • Working on porting ESAPI 2.0's crypto to C++ along with Jeff Walton.
  • I swore I'd never do C++ again; I must be out of my freakin' mind.

Day job

  • Currently Information Security Engineer at Wells Fargo, part of Secure Code Review team
  • Formerly Staff Security Engineer at CenturyLink (f/k/a Qwest)
  • Formerly tech lead of Application Security Team at Qwest for 11 years
  • Full-time husband and father

Memberships and certifications

  • Member of ACM, IEEE Computer Society, OWASP, and InfraGuard
  • GIAC Certified Web Application Security Defender (GWEB)


  • Active participant in following mailing lists: Security Coding, Web Application Security, IPCop-Users, OWASP-ESAPI, cryptography
  • Interests include reading, soccer (futbol), cryptography, and computer security
  • Blog: [Off-the-Wall Security]
  • My OWASP Wiki contributions: Special:Contributions/Kevin_W._Wall