He has been working on the IT security field for more than 13 years. During this time, he gained many practical experiences both from large companies and public sector companies. As a cybersecurity enthusiastic he always seeks for the challenges of the offensive and defensive side. He has performed a number of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests as well as network forensics and cybersecurity investigations. Sometimes he participates in international cyber defence exercises or in hacking challenges. He also has 5 years of teaching experience in hacking tools and techniques. As a strongly educated professional, he has earned his Master’s degree in Computer Science and holds relevant certifications: TCNU, TCPA, CCNAS, OSCP, ECSA, CEH, GPPA, GCIA, GDAT. His publications mostly deal with security issues of wireless devices and password-breaking and audit-related cases.
He works for Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Services. He has over 15 years of professional penetration testing background, he has a special focus on hardware hacking and automotive security. His interest in hardware security is coming from his studies in electronics, DIY and hobby projects, reversing and hacking. He is the designer and lecturer of custom car hacking and hardware hacking training programs (including custom electronics, PCBs, simulated ECUs) made for different Automotive OEMs and other clients. Andras established and leading Deloitte Hungary’s hardware hacking service line and he is also responsible for the cyber practice’s car hacking services. He and his team delivered hardware hacking projects worldwide and have clients from Automotive, IoT and FSI sector.
He is a security specialist with around 9 years of hands-on experience in penetration testing, with the main focus on application and infrastructure evaluation, conducting penetration tests on a daily basis.
As a consultant, Zsombor has worked with clients in several different sectors, including telecommunications, banking, government, insurance, commerce and industry. His main focus is infrastructure testing, especially wireless network security, and wireless IDS implementation and design. Beside his main area, he also has been involved in projects dealing with incident response, forensic engineering, reversing and physical security.
Recently, Zsombor got involved in penetration tests performed on mobile device (both iOS and Android) applications and Android malware research and analysis.
He is a security researcher who specializes in malware analysis and digital forensics. Holds GREM and CHFI certificates and has master’s degree in mathematics. He does vulnerability research, incident response, adversary removal and malware analysis at White Hat IT Security. Guest lecturer of ‘Blue Team & Security Operations I-II.’ courses at Óbuda University.
He is a software engineer at Avatao with a strong belief that software is the key to building a better future. He is the lead maintainer of the IT security challenge creation framework we use at our company. Besides a deep passion for clean code and software craftsmanship, Kristóf likes cats and is a beer aficionado.