Jeff Kitson

Jeff Kitson

Company: Trustwave

Job Title: Senior Security Researcher

Jeff Kitson is a Senior Security Researcher with Trustwave. Jeff is a member of the Trustwave SpiderLabs Vulnerability Assessment Team and helps maintain automated scanning solutions for Trustwave that aid in protecting millions of users.  As part of his duties, Jeff regularly evaluates novel vulnerabilities, participates in PCI evaluations, and researches for new vulnerabilities in popular products. His areas of interest include the internet of things, critical infrastructure, and crypto-currency ecosystems. Prior to working for Trustwave, Jeff worked in web development building PHP, Ruby on Rails, and Java apps for several years before making the switch to security in an effort to help protect users on a larger scale.  Jeff has spoken previously on IoT vulnerabilities at the IoT village during Defcon 24 and at Rootcon in the Philippines. As a Detroiter, Jeff can be found most often at Midwest security groups and conferences.
 

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