Dennis O'Brien

Dennis O'Brien

Dennis F. O'Brien is a private consultant having held senior IT security positions within Bell Laboratories, AT&T, Citigroup and other Fortune 100 financial sector enterprises. Dennis is a well-known technical expert having more than 30 years’ experience in the exploitation of controls, comes to us as a canary to discuss the kinds of “evil things” that can be done using well-intended, generally available, tools and services such as RFID. Examining the big picture and then presenting realistic scenarios, such as destabilizing public faith in the financial services industry or corrupting an asset database through input data tampering, are examples of his work. He is known for his annual predictions of possible mal-events may occur in the near future and what the results might be.

Affiliations and Expertise

Co-owner of the Bruden Corporation. Based in Danvers, MA.