Craig is a technical leader for Cisco Systems and currently works in the threat research group of Security Intelligence Operations (SIO). Craig has a lifelong passion for security that started with research into vulnerabilities, threats, and network detection techniques.
His role encompasses the advancement of security research to improve Cisco technologies. He specializes in threat research, reverse engineering, IPS signature design, vulnerability analysis, attack obfuscation, and network and protocol-level programming.
Craig joined Cisco in 2004, researching vulnerabilities and network detection techniques. His current research involves building the next generation of threat defense systems. Craig has worked on various security teams: IPS Product Development, IPS Signature Development, and Applied Security Research. While at Cisco, he has not only made significant contributions to the company, with an issued patent involving obfuscated traffic inspection, but also to the community, with a Google bug bounty.
Craig lives in Austin, TX, with his wife, his dog, and his two daughters.