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Individual Member Profile

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Bryan Payne

Date Joined
July 19, 2012

Nebula From (Current)
Statement of Interest

Improve security throughout OpenStack




Dr. Bryan D. Payne is the Director of Security Research at Nebula and co-founder of the OpenStack Security Group. He authored the OpenStack Security Guide and many research papers on virtual machine introspection. He is also the creator of LibVMI, an open source software library for runtime monitoring of virtual machines.

Prior to joining Nebula, Dr. Payne worked at Sandia National Labs, the National Security Agency, BAE Systems, and IBM Research.  He graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Georgia Tech College of Computing, specializing in systems security.  His research interests include operating system security, virtualization security, usable security, live and forensic memory analysis, and trusted platforms.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Keystone,Openstack-manuals