Senior Research Engineer in the Vulnerability Research Team (VRT), Sourcefire, Inc.
Yves Younan is a Senior Research Engineer in the Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) at Sourcefire where he works on vulnerabilities and mitigations. Prior to joining Sourcefire, he worked as a Security Researcher with BlackBerry Security. Before joining BlackBerry, he was an academic, founding the Native Code Security group within the DistriNet research group at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KULeuven) in Belgium. He received a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and a PhD in Engineering: Computer Science from the KULeuven. His PhD focused on building efficient mitigations against vulnerability exploitation, several practical mitigations were published and presented at international conferences.