Yves Younan is a Senior Research Engineer with the Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group at Cisco. Cisco recently purchased Sourcefire.
Prior to joining Sourcefire’s Vulnerability Research Team (VRT), he worked as a Security Researcher with BlackBerry Security. Before joining BlackBerry, he was an academic, founding the Native Code Security group within the DistriNet research group at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.He received a Master in Computer Science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a PhD in Engineering: Computer Science from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. His PhD focussed on efficient countermeasures against code injection attacks on programs written in C and C++.