Profile of Felix LederSenior Malware Researcher, Blue Coat Systems Norway
Felix Leder leads mobile malware research at Blue Coat Systems Norway. He has been instrumental in developing a number of malware analysis solutions, including Cuckoo box, Norman's Malware Analyzer G2, and Blue Coat's MAA. After beginning his career in the mobile space with companies like Nokia, he turned to his favorite field of research: IT security. Working for Fraunhofer and the University of Bonn, he began researching botnet mitigation tactics and new methodologies for executable and malware analysis. The results were successful takedowns and a PhD. A reverse engineer and tool developer by heart, Leder has given worldwide classes on malware analysis, reverse engineering, and anti-botnet approaches. Participants have included government institutions, financial and security industries, and military bodies.