Chester Wisniewski is Discipline CTO Utilized Analysis at next-generation safety chief Sophos. With greater than 25 years of safety expertise, his curiosity in safety and privateness first peaked whereas studying to hack from bulletin board textual content information within the Eighties, and has since been a lifelong pursuit.
Chester works with Sophos X-Ops researchers all over the world to grasp the newest developments, analysis and felony behaviors. This attitude helps advance the business’s understanding of evolving threats, attacker behaviors and efficient safety defenses. Having labored in product administration and gross sales engineering roles earlier in his profession, this information permits him to assist organizations design enterprise-scale protection methods and seek the advice of on safety planning with among the largest international manufacturers.
Primarily based in Vancouver, Chester commonly speaks at business occasions, together with RSA Convention, Virus Bulletin, Safety BSides (Vancouver, London, Wales, Perth, Austin, Detroit, Los Angeles, Boston, and Calgary) and others. He’s well known as one of many business’s high safety researchers and is commonly consulted by press, showing on BBC Information, ABC, NBC, Bloomberg, Washington Submit, CBC, NPR, and extra.
When not busy preventing cybercrime, Chester spends his free time cooking, biking, and mentoring new entrants to the safety discipline by his volunteer work with InfoSec BC. Chester is offered on Twitter (@chetwisniewski) and Mastodon (securitycafe.ca/@chetwisniewski).
For press inquiries, e mail chesterw [AT] sophos [.] com.