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Securing the Campaign

Ben Hagen

Ben Hagen loves security and both building and breaking things.

During the 2012 US Presidential Election, Ben was in charge of Application Security for the Obama 2012 re-election campaign. Prior to this role, he was a Security Consultant with Neohapsis, and Motorola.

Ben holds an M.S. degree in Information Assurance and a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from Iowa State University. His thesis research involved an analysis of national information filtering mechanisms. He has lots of impressive sounding certifications, is proficient in Japanese, and has spent time living and studying in Japan, China, and South Korea.


benhagen at gmail dot com

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