Principal Threat Researcher, Symantec Corporation
Candid Wüest holds a Masters in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and various IT certifications. He works for Symantec's global security response team, where he has been going far beyond antivirus signatures over the last 9 years. He researches new threat vectors, analyses trends and formulates new mitigation strategies. For three years he worked as a Virus Analyst in the anti malware laboratory of Symantec in Dublin/Ireland, analysing malware and creating signatures. He has published various articles and appeared in magazines and TV shows. He is a frequent speaker at conferences like VB, RSA or #days.