Topher is currently a Vulnerability Enthusiast at a Fortune 50 Red Team and enjoys causing constructive mischief. Coming from an offensive background, he has a research emphasis on reverse engineering, malware, exploitation development, incident response and live memory hacking. He has spoken at various security conferences including DEF CON, SecTor, ToorCamp and BSides.

He holds a bachelors in Computer Science with an emphasis in Security and Information Assurance from Southern Oregon University. Graduating Summa Cum Laude, Topher instructed courses on malware analysis and memory forensics at SOU while also managing their cybersecurity research lab. Mainly focusing on .NET memory hijacking, he has produced tools that allow for new post exploitation attack sequences.

Topher currently holds the following professional certifications:

Outside of working on research or course material Topher enjoys hiking, mountain biking, playing guitar and discovering new music.