4D5A Security Inc. was founded and created by CEO and Principal Engineer Ken Dunham. The company is comprised of leading security experts around the world in incident response, forensics, espionage, malware research, intelligence, reverse engineering, cryptography, security architecture and more.
Ken Dunham has over two decades of experience on the front lines of information security. He currently works as a Principle Engineer on the International Incident Intelligence Team for iSIGHT Partners and as CEO of the non-profit Rampart Research and consulting firm 4D5A Security Inc. He regularly briefs top level executives and officials in Fortune 500 companies and manages major newsworthy incidents globally. Formerly Mr. Dunham led training efforts as a contractor for the USAF for U-2 reconnaissance, Warthog Fighter, and Predator (UAV) programs. Concurrently he also authored top websites and freeware anti-virus and other software, and taught at multiple levels on a diverse range of topics.
Mr. Dunham is the author of multiple books, is a regular columnist, and has authored thousands of incident and threat reports over the past two decades. He holds a Masters of Teacher Education and several certifications: CISSP, GCFA Gold (forensics), GCIH Gold (Honors) (incident handling), GSEC (network security), GREM Gold (reverse engineering), and GCIA (intrusion detection). He is also the founder and former President of Idaho InfraGard and Boise ISSA, is a member of multiple security organizations globally, and a former Wildlist Organization reporter. In 2014 Mr. Dunham was awarded the esteemed ISSA International Distinguished Fellow status reserved for one percent of security experts globally within the organization. Mr. Dunham is also the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization Rampart Research meeting the needs of over 1,000 cyber-security experts globally.