CTO, LastlineDr. Giovanni Vigna has been researching and developing security technology for more than 20 years, working on malware analysis, web security, vulnerability assessment and intrusion detection. He is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UCSB and the director of the Center for CyberSecurity at UCSB. He is also the CTO at Lastline, Inc., a company that focuses of protecting enterprises from advanced malware. He is known for organizing and running an annual inter-university Capture The Flag hacking contest that involves dozens of institutions and hundreds of students around the world. He also leads the Shellphish hacking team, who participated in a number of DefCon CTFs, winning in 2005, and recently qualifying for the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge.
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