22Jul 2018

About event

Hacks in Taiwan (HITCON) is a highly technical security conference in Taiwan to gather the various information security researchers and their expertise, the first of its kind in Taiwan. HITCON aims to provide everyone interested in security and hacking to meetup face to face, so they can exchange their experiences and share their newest and most exciting findings. It was first held 10 years ago by chr00t security group. Welcome to join presentation of Martin Hron, a Security Researcher at Avast.

Speaker biography

Martin Hron is a Security Researcher at Avast. Martin leads research across various disciplines such as dynamic binary translation, hardware assisted virtualization and malware analysis. Martin is devoted to technology and is a true software and hardware reverse engineer, game programmer, tinkerer, AI and IoT mantras practitioner.

Prior to Avast, Martin held the position of artificial intelligence and game programmer, working on the MAFIAII (AAA game title) project and windows kernel SW engineer with encryption file system drivers. Martin brings more than 20 years experience in the IT industry and deep knowledge of hardware and operating system architectures to Avast, where he leads research, mainly in domain of dynamic malware analysis and general security. Martin is always on the hunt and keeping an eye on new emerging technologies.

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