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  1. Daniel Harvey

    Daniel Harvey

    Security Architect/Developer/Consultant

    United States - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 1

    Over the past 5 years I have specialized in application security. My responsibilities have included designing secure applications, programming fixes for vulnerabilities, educating developers, developing secure development processes(SDLC), and testing applications for security vulnerabilities. I currently work for a large payment processor and have worked for other financial institutions in the past.

    $44.44 /hr
    151 hours
    5.00
  2. Zhu WenQi

    Zhu WenQi

    PHP Mysql Javascript Developer, Penetration Tester,Shanghai China

    China - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, Ajax , PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. I have developed a CRM named Online Management System (OMS) for an insurance company. The main functions of the CRM are capture leads from multi campaigns, make PDF quotation according to different insurance options, track leads' sale progress, a basic report function. I also have developed a platform,both frontend and backend, which is named TAP (The Advocacy Platform). TAP is a gamified marketing platform which delivers research, user generated content, and most importantly transforms consumers into true authentic Brand Advocates. Advocacy campaigns via TAP have delivered key message recall of 40-50% at 1/10th of TV media cost. Fueled by a community of over 125,000 women in the top 20 cities in China, TAP has delivered 5 million brand 'missions' since January 2012 for key clients such as Reckitt Benckiser, P&G, Kimberley Clarke, J&J, GSK, and Fonterra. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business.

    $25.56 /hr
    64 hours
    5.00
  3. Ammar Brohi

    Ammar Brohi

    Web Developer & Penetration Tester

    Pakistan - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

    Why hire me? Simple. I do more than just make your work look good. I help to craft and explore your information into a polished message, refining complex ideas down to an easy-to-follow format that your audience can understand and respond to. I then combine that message with clean and compelling visuals which further help to convey your message. My objective is simple. Build opportunities to put my extensive experience and powerful skill-set to work for your company. I have a passion for good design, in any medium, as a means to enhanced communication. This passion, coupled with dedicated professionalism, means that I consistently deliver projects which meet my clients' needs and exceed their expectations. Some highlights include: • Over 4 years of traditional Graphic Design experience. • Over 2 years of Multimedia experience - designing, programming, and producing Flash, Video, and DVD presentations, applications, and animations which have garnered multiple awards over the years • Over 4 years of Web Design and Development experience - with a preference for hand-coded HTML and CSS • Over 2 years of Web Application Security experience. OWASP Member • Certified Vulnerability Assessor, Certified Penetration Testing Engineer. Specialties Include: Web Application Security, Front End and Back End Web Developing, Video Production, Logo Designing, Desktop Applications, Mobile Apps.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  4. Colette Chamberland

    Colette Chamberland Agency Contractor

    Website/Server Security Expert - Wordpress - Joomla - ASP/PHP

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a professional website security expert and web developer. I have over 19+ years of experience in IT and over 10+ years of experience in the specialty of IT Security. I am a member of OWASP (http://www.owasp.org) Website/Server Security Services: Website/Server Malware/Virus/ backdoor Removal Hacked Website Restoration/Repair Penetration Testing Vulnerability Assessment Web Server/Site hardening For multiple platforms (such as): Azure, Windows/IIS LAMP VPS/Cloud For ANY of the following: Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal osCommerce, PrestaShop, Magento mediaWiki vBulletin, myBB, phpBB and many more. I can also work with custom built systems (PHP, Classic ASP,JavaScript, ASP.NET, plain HTML, CakePHP, etc.) and have extensive experience with MySQL, SQL Server, Access & Oracle databases. Also experienced using WHMCS, cPanel, SSH, Putty. Some of the tools I utilize for Penetration Testing and Vulnerability assessments include Kali, Burpe Suite, WPScan, JoomScan, OWASP Zed, NetSparker, Nessus, Metasploit, w3af. In addition to these tools, I also do manual testing for things such as Sql injection, Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities, remote file uploads, etc. ( See the following link: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2013-Top_10) I am also a regular volunteer contributor on badwarebusters.org, a forum geared towards webmasters that have discovered malware on their website and need some assistance. https://www.badwarebusters.org/dashboard/cchamberland I also take on small development/maintenance jobs and work when I have additional time (my main focus is security). I can do: Wordpress customization/Custom Plugins Website hosting migrations Joomla upgrades/migrations Custom Classic ASP/ASP.NET MVC Custom PHP development LAMP Administration VPS/Azure configuration/set-ups & administration I also have extensive experience in optimizing high traffic wordpress sites, utilizing tools such as varnish,memcache, cloudflare, maxcdn, load balancing and troubleshooting performance issues with xDebug. I have worked with all major hosting providers and their setups, such as goDaddy, siteground, bluehost, dreamhost, rackspace, network solutions, azure, etc.

    Associated with: Scurit, LLC, IDPlex

    $60.00 /hr
    750 hours
    4.98
  5. Mihai-George Cornateanu

    Mihai-George Cornateanu

    Senior Linux System Engineer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Linux System Administrator. LAMP Administrator. Security expert - Senior Ethical Hacker. PCI Compliance expert. ✔ Apache ✔ PHP ✔ MySQL ✔ DNS ✔ FTP ✔ Samba ✔ Postfix / Qmail / Sendmail ✔ DomainKey / DKIM / SPF ✔ Courier / Dovecot (IMAP/POP) ✔ SpamAssassin / ClamAV Amavis ✔ Kernel Hardening & Securing ✔ IPTables ✔ Wordpress, Joomla, PHPBB, Drupal ✔ Bash scripting

    $30.00 /hr
    186 hours
    4.85
  6. Gabriel Alvarez

    Gabriel Alvarez

    Expert in PHP, JQuery, AJAX. Pentester in my free time

    Germany - Last active: 07/18/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    I came from the field of particle physics, where at some point I realized I like much more to program than the physics itself. Indeed, as a physicist, I always loved the challenges, always trying to find the best and fastest solution for every problem. For more than 10 years I have programmed in plenty of languages (PHP,C++,Java,etc..), collaborating in some projects with hundreds of thousands of code lines, and starting from scratch several other projects which ended up having several thousands lines of code. Why should you hire me? If you are looking for a programmer that will give you the best and the fastest solution possible, then you are looking at the right profile. Why my solution will be better than others??, you may ask... Well, as I already said, I love the challenges, they are my hobby and my life, so don't doubt for a second that I will put my soul in your problem. At the same time, I expect professionalism and respect from your side. By the way, at the time of charging for my work, I only charge the time I'm actually typing down; I never charge the time I'm researching and thinking about your problem (I usually get most of the best solutions during the sleep ;) In conclusion, if you already hired a team of programmers charging 9$/h and couldn't complete the job (maybe due to lack of interest or preparation), you could always contact me, and once I commit myself to your project, you can be 100% sure that the job will be finished on time. Looking forward to work with you, Gabriel UPDATE: Recently I have been involved in a lot of penetration testing projects (and I had lot of fun doing them!). I will be more than glad to check out the security of your system.

    $28.00 /hr
    560 hours
    4.98
  7. George E.

    George E.

    Senior web developer

    United States - Last active: 10/25/2013 - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 5

    Over the last 15 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, CSS, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small corporations. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development projects, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I am overly competent in database management and have superior knowledge of internet security from experiences from both ends of the spectrum, I have been a hacker in the past and now use this knowledge to better my penetration testing skills.I have many tools that I use to offer clients that guaranteed the most in depth penetration test of their websites. I charge $125.00 for the test, along with a very in-depth compliance report that will explain all vulnerabilities found to you the client. When you hire me for just programming, not only can you rest assured that you will automatically get a secured script and you will not have to worry about sql, xss and csrf vulnerabilities from any part of the scripts that I write. Security is my main focus when writing a script! I have skills in jquery animation, animations with new technology such as adobe edge currently in prototype stage (which will most likely deprecate flash), I have worked on almost every type of website there is from database driven cms, to static html, from real estate websites to javascript driven penny auctions, I have created gaming websites such as knightcrusaders.com, and I also offer server tuning for those who have dedicated servers and find that their websites are just moving to slow, I can optimize queries, tune mysql and php. Again I do have have over 15 years of experience so if there is something I have not listed feel free to ask and I will let you know if I have the ability to do it! I have taken several of the odesk test in order to ensure the client that I do know what I am talking about, I am in top 20% in a few categories which is by far not an easy accomplishment.

    $55.56 /hr
    38 hours
    4.78
  8. Steven Stovall

    Steven Stovall

    DevOps, Cloud (AWS/Google), Security. Development: Rails/Python/PHP

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 2

    I enjoy solving challenging problems and utilizing technology to creatively design efficient, cost-effective solutions to meet business needs. Current Certifications: CISSP, CCNP, Net+/Sec+, MCP Cloud (AWS/Rackspace), Linux, Windows, VMware HA/vMotion/vCenter Open Source Software: Apache, nginx, Redis, elasticsearch, Zabbix, Logstash Information Security Auditing, Configuration, Policy Networking: Visio Diagrams, IPSEC/SSL VPNs, OSPF/EIGRP/BGP, Adaptive Security Appliances (ASAs), Wireless Controllers, F5 LTM, WiFi (RF Design) Information Security: Visio Diagrams (architecture), PCI DSS compliance, Splunk (syslog) Vulnerability Audit and Penetration Testing: Metasploit, Nexpose, Nessus, Vulnerability Reporting, Patch Management Development: Ruby/Rails, Git, Python, PHP, Perl, PowerShell, Bash, .NET

    $75.00 /hr
    21 hours
    5.00
  9. Talha M.

    Talha M.

    Malware Removal, Virus Removal, Ethical Hacker, Security Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Penetration tester have 14 years of experience in Information Security industry. Ethical Hacking, Malware Removal and analysis, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment is my expertise. Removal of Viagra, Cialis, and medicine malware, Pharma hack, SEO hack fix all hacked website.

    $35.56 /hr
    103 hours
    5.00
  10. Roman Dolgov

    Roman Dolgov

    Senior IT Specialist

    Russia - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, my name is Roman, I'm a Senior IT Specialist in a huge russian company Mail.ru Games, and I have a lot of experience(about 10 years) in Linux-like operation systems. Also I'm a leader of cyber security team, which took part in many CTF competitions. I like my job and people and I can help you for a decent pay. Keywords: Linux, Unix, FreeBSD, databases, postgres, postgresql, mysql, percona, dbms, web server, apache, nginx, shell scripts, bash, zsh, mail servers, filesystems, ext2, ext3, ext4, python, ruby, ror, rails, ruby on rails, information security, dns, bind. bind9, named, dhcp, isc-dhcp-server, nfs, cifs, samba, smb, ssh, ftp, vsftpd, proftpd, zabbix, nagios, monitoring, hacking, security, firewall, iptables, netfilter, ipfw, network, backup

    $25.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00