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Wikimedia Security

The Wikimedia Security team is a multidisciplinary group of security experts with specializations in in fields such as privacy, application security, and threat management. We strive to be leaders in cybersecurity, providing open source best practices and resources to help make the world a safer place.

We exist to serve and guide the Foundation and our community by providing security services to inform risk, and to foster a culture of security.

More information about Wikimedia and MediaWiki security can be found on MediaWiki.org.

If you are interested in engaging the services of the Security team please refer to our Requests for Service page.

Who We Are

John Bennett

John Bennett

Director of Security

Scott Bassett

Scott Bassett

Sr. Security Engineer

Jennifer Cross

Jennifer Cross

Sr. Security Project Manager

James Fishback

James Fishback

Sr. Privacy Engineer

Samuel Guebo

Samuel Guebo

Privacy Engineer

Michael Payne

Michael Payne

Security Intern

Sam Reed

Sam Reed

Sr. Security Engineer

David Sharpe

David Sharpe

Sr. Information Security Analyst

Maryum Styles

Maryum Styles

Application Security Engineer

Hal Triedman

Hal Triedman

Security Intern