Candid Wuest

Threat Researcher, Symantec

Candid Wuest works for Symantec's global security response team, where he has been going far beyond anti-virus signatures during the last 13 years. He analyzes new security threats, formulates mitigation strategies and creates research reports on new emerging security trends. Wuest has published various whitepapers and has been featured as a security expert in top-tier media outlets including Forbes, BBC and many others. He is also a frequent speaker at security-related conferences including RSAC, Black Hat 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

  • Ransomware
    USA 2017
    February 13, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Moscone West | Room: 2014

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