Cathal Mc Daid
Cathal Mc Daid is the CTO at AdaptiveMobile Security. He is one of the world’s foremost experts in mobile network security, where his recent achievements include the discovery of the Simjacker vulnerability. As CTO his role is to define the technology strategy and long-term technical vision, as well as to lead the team responsible for applied research in the fields of cybersecurity & mobile networks. His pivotal work in the industry has been recognized by the GSM Association where he is editor of the SS7 Interconnect Security Guidelines (GSMA FS.11) and editor of the new 5G Interconnect Security Guidelines (GSMA FS.36). With over 16 years’ experience in telecoms, messaging and security, he is a frequent contributor to business and technology media and is a regular speaker at industry events.