Christian Martorella has been working in the field of Information Security for the last 14 years, currently working as Principal Program Manager in Skype Product Security team, Microsoft. Christian current focus is on Software security and security automation in a Devops world.
Before he was the Practice Lead of Threat and Vulnerability, for Verizon Business, where he lead a team of consultants delivering Security testing services in EMEA for a wide range of industries including Financial services, Telecommunications, Utilities and Government.
Christian has been exposed to a wide array of technologies and industries which gave him the opportunity to work in every possible area of IT security and from both sides of the fence, providing him a unique set of skills and vision on Cyber Security.
He is cofounder an active member of Edge-Security team, where security tools and research is released. Christian has contributed with Open Source Security testing and Information Gathering tools like OWASP WebSlayer, Wfuzz, theHarvester and Metagoofil, all included in Kali the Penetration testing Linux Distribution. Christian presented at Blackhat Arsenal USA, Hack.Lu, What The Hack!, NoConName, FIST Conferences, OWASP Summits ,OWASP meetings (Spain, London, Portugal and Venice) and Open Source Intelligence Conference (OSIRA). In the past Christian organized more than 20 FIST Conferences in Barcelona, providing a forum for professionals and amateurs interested in Security Testing.Christian is currently pursuing his Master in Business Administration degree at Warwick Business School, and holds multiple security certifications like CISSP, CISM, CISA, OPSA and OPST.