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Matt Vilanova
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Speaker Bio
Sergiu Sechel has a double role at BCG, advising private capital investors on topics related to cybersecurity and data protection and as a Lead AI Engineer focusing on applying AI solutions to cybersecurity use cases. He has over 19 years of experience in cybersecurity as a researcher, consultant, auditor, and forensics investigator. Between 2020 - 2022 Sergiu lead the technical investigations of +30 high profile ransomware incidents and designed the malware reverse engineering playbook for the EMEA region of a Big4 audit firm. He has a PhD in economic informatics and cybernetics researching threat intelligence driven modular cybersecurity assessment methodologies and he published research articles on threat intelligence and malware reverse engineering. On the offensive side, Sergiu discovered five critical vulnerabilities (CVEs) impacting components that are widely used in critical infrastructure.

In his spare time he is actively contributing to several cybersecurity communities like SANS Advisory Board and ISACA Information Security Advisory Group.
Matt Vilanova