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Patrick Wardle

Patrick Wardle is the Director of Research at Synack, where he leads cyber R&D efforts. Currently, his focus is on automated vulnerability discovery and the emerging threats of malware on OS X and mobile devices.

Patrick previously worked at NASA, the NSA, and Vulnerability Research Labs (VRL). While working at the NSA as a global network exploitation and vulnerability analyst, Patrick received several classified patents and helped lead a team which received NSA’s highest civilian team award.

Patrick has extensive experience analyzing malware and has authored several sophisticated malware detection tools. He also enjoys hunting for bugs, and has found exploitable 0days in major operating systems and several popular client applications.

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