Conor is a computer scientist with a system administrator background who has spent the past decade securing systems in the Education, FinTech, and Digital Gaming industries. His strongest skills are focused around Application Security, finding and remediating issues all across the stack by bashing, breaking, fuzzing, injecting and reversing everything from obfuscated binaries to massive network based applications. He has performed code analysis across a myriad of frameworks, led the charge on department-wide remediation efforts, and educated engineers and developers on secure coding practices.
Conor’s other focus has been tools development and research. He has developed many applications and scripts to enable himself and teammates to accomplish and automate goals. A specialty in this space being researching, reversing and replicating threat actor tools found in the wild, to allow for safe and effective bug remediation and QA testing, a core concept of his talk this conference.