Shakeel Tufail is a Managing Consultant at Fortify (an HP company), where his responsibilities include refining customer security requirements, managing Fortify product deployments and delivering security services.

Mr. Tufail brings over 18 years of experience to the IT industry in the areas of network engineering, software development, quality assurance, risk management, and security.
Recently, he led over 30 enterprise security assessments for DoD and Fortune Top 50 commercial organizations that directly led to improvement of their risk profile.

Prior to joining Fortify, Mr. Tufail held positions such as Deputy Program Manager for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Managing Partner for Insyte, General Manager of CompUSA, and Lead Release Engineer for AOL Time-Warner’s AOL Instant Messenger development team and HOST Servers QA group.

An active software assurance community member, Mr. Tufail contributes to standards-defining efforts including the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE), the Common Attack Pattern Enumeration and Classification (CAPEC) and other elements of the Software Assurance Programs of the Department of Homeland Security, NSA, and the Department of Defense. He has accumulated over 25 industry standard certifications and is a member of OWASP, ISACA, ISSA, and IEEE.

In his spare time, Shakeel enjoys travel, photography, and technical training at local schools. Recently, he hiked the Himalayas to Mt. Everest basecamp.