SWVHSC: Micro-Interview – ReversingLabs & Veracode – Chris Wysopal, Mario Vuksan – ESW #194
Chris Wysopal is Chief Technology Officer and co-founder at Veracode. He oversees technology strategy and information security. Prior to co-founding Veracode in 2006, Chris was vice president of research and development at security consultancy @stake, which was acquired by Symantec. In the 1990s, Chris was one of the original vulnerability researchers at The L0pht, a hacker think tank, where he was one of the first to publicize the risks of insecure software. He has testified to the US Congress on the subjects of government security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software. Chris received a BS in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is the author of The Art of Software Security Testing.
Mario founded ReversingLabs in 2009 and currently serves as CEO. In this role he drives all aspects of the company’s strategy, operations and implementation. Prior to ReversingLabs Mario has held senior technical positions at Bit9 (now Carbon-Black), Microsoft, Groove Networks, and PictureTel (now Polycom). He is the author of numerous research studies, speaking regularly at FS-ISAC, RSA, Black Hat and other leading security conferences.