Elia Florio

Research Lead, Microsoft

Elia Florio is a Research Lead at Microsoft where he works on protecting customers and contributing to secure millions of computers every day. Florio is member of the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (WDATP) research team, and he leads a group of talented engineers responsible for research into advanced attacks and exploitation techniques with the mission of creating innovative detections or mitigations that can raise the bar for the attackers. Previously, Florio was part of Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) where he worked on detection and defense projects like EMET, analyzing vulnerabilities trends and zero-day exploits.