Black Hat USA 2011: Interview with Dan Kaminsky

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Dan Kaminsky has been a noted security researcher for over a decade, and has spent his career advising Fortune 500 companies such as Cisco, Avaya, and Microsoft.  

Dan spent three years working with Microsoft on their Vista, Server 2008, and Windows 7 releases.

Dan is best known for his work finding a critical flaw in the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS), and for leading what became the largest synchronized fix to the Internet’s infrastructure of all time.  


Of the seven Recovery Key Shareholders who possess the ability to restore the DNS root keys, Dan is the American representative. 

Dan is presently developing systems to reduce the cost and complexity of securing critical infrastructure.

Major projects currently include:

  • DanKam: Augmented Reality for Color Blindness

Dan regularly posts content on his "Dan Kaminsky's Blog" at

Bio information via Corporate site and/or LinkedIn 

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