Carsten Eiram is the Chief Research Officer of Risk Based Security and previously worked for Secunia for 10 years, managing the Research team. Carsten has a reverse engineering background and extensive experience in the field of Vulnerability Intelligence, jokingly referring to himself as a vulnerability connoisseur. He has deep insights into vulnerabilities, root causes, and trends, and is also an avid vulnerability researcher, having discovered critical vulnerabilities in high-profile products from major vendors including: Microsoft, Adobe, Symantec, IBM, Apple, Novell, SAP, and Trend Micro. Carsten is also a regular contributor to the “Threat of the Month” column in SC Magazine, a credited contributor for the “CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors” list since its launch, and member of the CVE Editorial Board and FIRST VRDX-SIG. He has previously presented at conferences such as FIRST, RSA, DEF CON, and RVAsec.