Abraham Aranguren

Bis 2003, Visual Basic Analyst-Programmer, Infalsys

Bromberg (Bydgoszcz), Poland


Professional experience for Abraham Aranguren

  • Current 10 years and 10 months, since Dec 2012



    Creator of Practical Web Defense - http://www.elearnsecurity.com/PWD

  • Current 11 years and 8 months, since Feb 2012

    Penetration Tester/Team Lead/Partner


    Mobile, Web and Network penetration tests, code reviews and mitigation advice co-creator (together with Mario Heiderich and Gareth Heyes) and Python Team Lead of VSA: "The Virtual Scripted Attacker", the first fully automated, false-positive free, DOM XSS scanner ever created.

  • Current 12 years and 2 months, since Aug 2011

    Project Leader


    Project Management, Architecture, Development and Design of OWASP OWTF, the Offensive (Web) Testing Framework, a novel OWASP+PTES-focused try to unite great tools and make pen testing more efficient written in Python.

  • Current 12 years and 8 months, since Feb 2011

    Managing Director


  • Current 17 years and 9 months, since Jan 2006

    Senior Consultant - Expert

    Version 1

    Web Application and Network security testing. Web Application Development

  • 11 months, Nov 2004 - Sep 2005

    Network administration, Web Application Development

    Modo Telecom

    - PC and network configuration and maintenance - Improvements to company's web-page (mainly Flash, CSS, HTML) - Application Analysis, Engineering, Development and Maintenance of several company critical internal applications using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, MS Access (using also VBA macros) and MS Excel (using also VBA macros) Significant efficiency optimizations were made to existing applications during this time.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Sep 2003 - Nov 2004

    VB Analyst-Progammer, PC maintenance, Head of Software Area


    - Application Analysis, Engineering, Development and Maintenance. Technologies used: Visual Basic (VB), MS Access, SQL Server - PC Maintenance and troubleshooting

  • 7 months, Mar 2003 - Sep 2003

    Visual Basic Analyst-Programmer


    Visual Basic against MS Access application development

  • 6 months, Jun 2002 - Nov 2002

    PC Maintenance, Script Development, User Training

    union de mutuas

    - PC and Network maintenance, printers, drivers installation and troubleshooting. - System management script development to simplify and automate maintenance tasks - User training for different applications

  • 1 year and 9 months, Oct 2000 - Jun 2002

    Project Manager, Analyst-Programmer, Network Maintenance, Head of Personnel

    Rectificados Pulidos Ceramicos

    - Designed, Planned and put in place the computerization of the company from scratch, implementing a complex application capable of working out how much money was spent using expensive diamond powder stones during tile polishing and cutting. Technologies used: PHP, MySQL, Apache, Linux - PC and network maintenance and troubleshooting - Head of Personnel (company had around 66 employees at the time)

Educational background for Abraham Aranguren

  • 1996 - 2000

    Computer Science

    Universitat Jaume I

  • 1996 - 2002

    Coumputer Science

    Universitat Jaume I


  • English


  • Spanish

    First language

  • Polish


  • German


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