anton chuvakin

Dr. Anton Chuvakin is a recognized security expert in the field of log management and PCI DSS compliance. He is an author of books "Security Warrior" and "PCI Compliance" (book site) and a contributor to "Know Your Enemy II", "Information Security Management Handbook" and others. Anton has published dozens of papers on log management, correlation, data analysis, PCI DSS, security management. His blog "Security Warrior" is one of the most popular in the industry.
In addition, Anton teaches classes and presents at many security conferences across the world; he recently addressed audiences in United States, UK, Singapore, Spain, Russia and other countries. He works on emerging security standards and serves on the advisory boards of several security start-ups.
Currently, Anton is developing his security consulting practice, focusing on logging and PCI DSS compliance for security vendors and Fortune 500 organizations. Dr. Anton Chuvakin was formerly a Director of PCI Compliance Solutions at Qualys. Previously, Anton worked at LogLogic as a Chief Logging Evangelist, tasked with educating the world about the importance of logging for security, compliance and operations. Before LogLogic, Anton was employed by a security vendor in a strategic product management role. Anton earned his Ph.D. degree from Stony Brook University.

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Excerpt from Recent Statement of Work (SoW): PCI DSS-motivated Log Management Policies and Procedures for a Fortune 500 Company [Sanitized]

The primary objective will be advising the following:
  • Develop Log Review Procedures document
  • Log Review Patterns & Practices
  • Incorporating OTHER SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES in Log Review workflow
  • Document Log Review workflow: Log Validation, Correlation, Analysis, Sanitization, Notification, Policy Violation, Escalation

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Contact Information

  • Email:anton @
  • Twitter: @anton_chuvakin
  • Skype: anton.chuvakin
  • Phone: +1-510-771-7106

Last modified: Tue Feb 01 11:54:07 Pacific Daylight Time 2010
Modified: 10-Feb-2010