Contributor: Michael Veenstra

Michael Veenstra

Research Analyst, SiteLock@heyitsmikeyv

Michael Veenstra is an information security researcher, writer, and white-hat hacker with the mission to make the Internet a more secure place for everyone. He is a certified Web Application Penetration Tester, and a Global Information Assurance Certification advisory board member. In his current role as a Web Security Research Analyst with SiteLock, Michael analyzes malicious code in order to train automated scanners to detect and clean new threats more effectively. When he's not buried in a project, Michael can be found planning D&D campaigns, playing guitar, or hanging out with his wife and daughter.

Video: What the hack? Fortifying your security by understanding your adversary

Malicious activity is an unfortunate reality when maintaining a web presence today. Most people involved in the web industry know someone who encountered the aftermath of a disruptive attack — if they haven’t themselves. Because of this, awareness of security best practices is at an all-time high. To many, though, it may not be clear […]