Brian Gorenc is the Manager of Vulnerability Research in HP's Security Research organization. His primary responsibility is running the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) program and doing root cause analysis on ZDI submissions. Brian's current research centers on discovering vulnerabilities in popular software, analyzing attack techniques, and identifying vulnerability trends. Prior to joining HP he worked for Lockheed Martin on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program where he led the development effort of the Information Assurance (IA) products in the JSF's mission planning environment. He has in-depth knowledge of software vulnerabilities, exploitation techniques, reverse engineering, and secure coding practices. Brian has a M.S. in Software Engineering from Southern Methodist University and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University. He also holds several certifications including ISC2's CISSP and CSSLP.