Ben Schmidt

Ben Schmidt brings over a decade of experience in information security to the table, having led research on automated program analysis, malware reverse engineering, secure software development, cryptography, cryptocurrency, and vulnerability analysis. An avid CTF player, Ben has helped win many CTFs, including DEF CON. Ben continues to participate in these competitions today, staying at the edge of reverse engineering and software exploitation. A passionate practitioner of memory corruption, and a strong believer in the awesome power of "strings", Ben's always interested in the next system to tear apart.