Cesar Cerrudo

Chief Technology Officer - IOActive Labs

Cesar Cerrudo Professional hacker, cyber security futurist and entrepreneur. Cesar Cerrudo is Chief Technology Officer for IOActive Labs, where he leads the team in producing ongoing, cutting-edge research in areas including Industrial Control Systems/SCADA, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, Robots, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and software and mobile device security. Cesar is a world-renowned cyber security researcher with more than 15 years of experience. Throughout his career, Cesar is credited with discovering and helping to eliminate dozens of vulnerabilities in leading applications including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle database server, Microsoft Windows, and Twitter, to name a few. He has a record of finding more than 50 vulnerabilities in Microsoft products including 20 in Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Based on his unique research, Cesar has authored white papers about cyber security problems, attacks and exploitation techniques in different widely used technology. He has presented at a variety of company events and conferences around the world including Microsoft, Intel, Black Hat, Bellua, CanSecWest, EuSecWest, WebSec, HITB, Microsoft BlueHat, EkoParty, FRHACK, H2HC, Infiltrate, 8.8, Hackito Ergo Sum, NcN, Segurinfo, RSA, and DEF CON.He started Securing Smart Cities (http://www.securingsmartcities.org), a non profit initiative to make cities around the world safer, after he found that most Smart City technologies are vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Cesar collaborates with and is regularly quoted in print and online publications. His research has been covered by Wired, Bloomberg Businessweek, TIME, The Guardian, CNN, NBC, BBC, Fox News, The New York Times, New Scientist, Washington Post, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and so on.