Vulnerability Research (& Other “Things”) – Nico Waisman – PSW #777

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Nico Waisman
Chief Information Security Officer at Lyft

Nicolas Waisman is currently the Chief Information Security Officer at Lyft. In this role, Waisman leads the Information security and privacy program responsible for the companies cyber security efforts to secure and protect personal and customers information.

Nico has more than 20 years in the security industry, previously held security leadership roles at GitHub, Semmle, Cyxtera, and Immunity. Nico is a recognized security expert and has taught governments and commercial sector students from all over the world in both private and public classroom settings, presenting some of his research at conferences such as Black Hat, Pacsec, Syscan, Ekoparty, and many others.

He had been involved in all the different aspects of his past successful business, from recruiting and team building, to product conception, design and engineering along with running and managing a successful consulting team. Nicolas was one of the driving forces involved in the acquisition of Immunity by Cyxtera Technologies in 2018.


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