Last known affiliation: ESET
Bio: Alexis Dorais-Joncas started his career in cybersecurity in 2010, when he was hired by ESET as a malware researcher. In 2015, Alexis was appointed head of ESET’s R&D branch office located in Montreal, where he and his team focus on cutting edge malware research, network security and targeted attack tracking. Their goal: shed light on the latest trends and developments in the malware ecosystem and implement efficient and innovative countermeasures to allow ESET customers to be safe online. Alexis is an established speaker on current cyberthreats, having spoken in front of both very technical audiences at events such as Bluehat and M3AAWG, and in higher-level settings such as RightsCon, SERENE-RISC workshops and GoSec. He has been quoted in several security and technical media such as Wired, ITWorldCanada, DarkReading and Ars Technica, with broadcast appearances on Radio-Canada and Skynews.