Vitor Ventura is a Cisco Talos security researcher. As a researcher, he has investigated and published various articles on emerging threats. Most days Vitor hunts for threats, investigating them, reversing code, but also looking for the geopolitical and/or economic context. Vitor has spoken at conferences such as NorthSec, Recon Brussels, DEFCON Crypto Village and BSides Lisbon among others. Previously, he was IBM X-Force IRIS European manager and did penetration testing at IBM X-Force Red. Vitor holds multiple security-related certifications including GREM (GIAC Reverse Engineer Malware) and CISM (Certified Information Security Manager).