Profile

Cover photo
Andrew Kates
Works at Secure Ideas, LLC
Attended University of North Florida
Lives in Jacksonville, FL
49 followers|55,981 views
AboutPosts

Stream

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
+Secure Ideas continues to lead Jacksonville in the security industry. We look forward to watching Jacksonville grow in the coming years, and hope to be of service to organizations of all sizes that are looking to create a stronger security posture through extensive testing, training, and education. 
The event started in 2014 but has nearly doubled in participation from tech-savvy enthusiasts.
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
Come to Secure Ideas for all of your testing needs. Whether you're in healthcare or not, we can help.
A Department of Defense initiative used 1,400 hackers to find network vulnerabilities, and officials say it’s time to let healthcare organizations try similar approaches.
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
Paramalyzer is the renamed Correlator which is designed to improve efficiency of some of the manual tasks in web app pen tests by performing parameter analysis and organizing the results. Some of the features include automatic decoding, guessing of parameter formats, and checking for reflection in the response.
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
News4Jax sat down with Kevin Johnson to discuss Social media, ISIS, and terrorism in this latest interview.
As terrorism continues to make headlines around the world, authorities work to stay one step ahead of the attackers. For many agencies, that’s becoming increasingly difficult in the digital age.
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
9:03 AM - 27 Sep 2015 from Louisville, KY · Reply to @Andrew_Kates · Home · Sign up · Log in · Search · About. Not on Twitter? Sign up, tune into the things you care about, and get updates as they happen. Sign upLog in.
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
All of our previously recorded courses are now available!  Your professionally evil training is just a few clicks away.
Purchase previously recorded courses: In the below form, please select each of the courses you would like to purchase. In the quantity field you would put the number of people youwould like to be allowed to watch the video. For example, if your team has five people and they are all interested in ...
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
Check out our new blog post with some great information about our upcoming Tactical Sec Ops: Cloud Edition course. Contact Secure Ideas for any questions, or a formal quote for services. As always, if you are a Jax chamber member, let us know so you can receive your discount for services. The professionally evil team is ready to service all of your security needs.
2016 is shaping up to be an interesting and exciting time at Secure Ideas. We have always done training in one form or another. Many of you may have first heard of Secure Ideas through the training that we have done for organizations such as SANS, DerbyCon, Blackhat, OWASP, MISTI, ...
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
Kevin Johnson, CEO of +Secure Ideas​ gives his take on ransomware, and what we can expect moving forward. 
Kevin Johnson, CEO and Security Consultant at Secure Ideas, explains why cybersecurity is considered a top priority in healthcare and why it should be thought of as an integral part of health IT and not a separate component.
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
Great article articulating the importance of implementing proper security measures for your business.  Stay proactive, have vulnerability assessments performed, and keep current on best practices to keep your company secure.
You might think the data stored on your computer at home or work is relatively safe from theft or even tampering. You would be wrong. No one knows that better than attorney Thomas Brown of The Brown Firm.
1
Andrew Kates's profile photo
 
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-35584081 Another prime example of this happening all too often.
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
Start your new year right but learning something new! Come attend the Secure Ideas' Real World Web Penetration Testing webcast.  This 2 hour hands-on course is only $25.  January 28th is the day, so don't miss out on this great opportunity.       https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/7095998828028812545
In this training class, Kevin Johnson will walk attendees through a real world penetration test. We will explore the methodology and procedures Secure Ideas follows as we test web applications. The course will also walk through some tricks and tips on how to focus your testing on likely flaws.
1
Andrew Kates's profile photo
 
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
Check out Secure Ideas on news4jax.com
News4Jax looks into the world of computer hacking that could target your personal computer or work computer system, how it works and ways to protect yourself.
1
Add a comment...

Andrew Kates

Shared publicly  - 
 
Check out Getting Started with Metasploit, and all of our other instructional videos on our youtube page.
1
Add a comment...
Work
Occupation
Security Analyst
Employment
  • Secure Ideas, LLC
    Security Analyst, 2014 - present
    Secure Ideas is an independent security-consulting firm focused on providing organizations with the services needed to improve the security posture of their computing and network environment. We offer a number of security services that help our clients understand the vulnerabilities and risks to their information technology systems.
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Jacksonville, FL
Links
Contributor to
Story
Tagline
Security, sports, movies, music, history, writing, swimming, travel
Introduction
Jacksonville native, and avid sports fan.

Check me out on twitter @JagsFootballBW
Education
  • University of North Florida
    History, 2007 - 2012
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Looking for
Networking
Relationship
Married