Shahar Tal leads a team of vulnerability researchers at Check Point Software Technologies. Prior to joining Check Point, Shahar held leadership roles in the Israel Defense Force (IDF), where he was trained and served as an officer in elite technology R&D units. Shahar (that’s Major Tal, for you) brings over ten years of experience in his game, eager to speak and share in public domain. Shahar is a proud father, husband and a security geek who still can’t believe he’s getting paid to travel to awesome infosec cons. When you meet him, ask him to show you his hexdump tattoo.