Founder and CEO, Alcorn Group
Wade Alcorn is the CEO of Alcorn Security Group (Australian Financial Review Fast Starters list 2018) and the creator of the BeEF open source browser exploitation framework, which regularly appears in lists of top security tools and Defcon presentations.
As a founding director on the Board of CREST Australia New Zealand, he was appointed Chair of the Technical Committee. There, he led the establishment of the organisation’s technical certifications and bootstrapped the team of assessors. Today Wade sits on the CREST Australia Advisory Board for CREST International.
Wade had the good fortune of being one of the first penetration testers in Australia and has worked with leading organisations, both Australian and international, to provide strategic guidance and to develop successful defence strategies. He is co-author of “The Browser Hacker’s Handbook” and was awarded the national AusCERT, "Award for Individual Excellence in the field of IT Security".