Michael Shinn is managing partner of the Prometheus Group, an IT security consulting firm. He was formerly a member of Cisco's Advanced Network Security Research group and a senior software developer and founding member of the firm's Signatures and Exploits Development Team.
Scott Shinn co-founded Plesk, a server management firm. He was formerly a senior network security engineer specializing in penetration testing for Fortune 50 clients at Wheelgroup, a firm later acquired by Cisco.
Both authors served on the White House technology staff, specializing in security and penetration testing of both internal and Internet-connected systems.
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