Candid Wueest

Threat Researcher, Symantec

Candid Wueest works for Symantec's global security response team, where he has been going far beyond anti-virus signatures during the last fifteen years. He analyses new security threats, formulates mitigation strategies and creates research reports on new emerging security trends. For three years, he worked as a Virus Analyst in the anti-malware laboratory of Symantec in Dublin, Ireland.
Wueest has published various whitepapers and has been featured as a security expert in top-tier media outlet. He is a frequent speaker at security-related conferences including RSA, BlackHat and Area41. He learned coding and the English language on a Commodore 64. He holds a master of computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and various certifications.

Candid’s Upcoming Sessions

  • Emerging Threats
    USA 2019
    March 4, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5:40 PM | Moscone West 2022 SEM

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