Beau Shahriary

Mr. Beau Shahriary has nearly two decades of experience in computer security consulting. He has performed security assessments, security remediation, and strategic planning for a host of Fortune 500 companies. At DirectDefense, Beau is responsible for the establishment and development of sales and marketing efforts.

Prior to joining DirectDefense, Beau was a founding member of the AccuvantLABS organization and performed and managed numerous assessment engagements. Before AccuvantLABS, Beau worked for Foundstone as a Consultant, and later as a Senior Managing Consultant and Project Manager for the professional services group. In that capacity, he managed and performed security assessments and vulnerability resolution on enterprise networks and web-based applications. Before Foundstone, Beau spent several years as a Consultant with Internet Security Systems’ (ISS) X-Force professional services, where he performed services ranging from security assessments and penetration testing to enterprise security infrastructure deployment and network and process integration.

Due to Beau’s extensive level of knowledge in most areas of security implementation and management from both a technical and managerial level, he is a consistently sought-after and in-demand consulting resource. Beau has taught many of the Foundstone Ultimate Hacking courses to both private audiences and government agencies. Since coming to DirectDefense, Beau has contributed to the growing needs of our organization by engaging our customers on large projects with unique requirements. His ability to adapt and exceed the customer’s needs has led to many return engagements.