Kevin finished his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin on May 2012, and Symantec Research Labs in Culver City on Monday May 7th, 2012. The title of his Ph.D. was “Hybrid Analysis and Control of Malware”, in which he created reverse engineering and debugging tools for defensive malware. Kevin’s ongoing research at Symantec is focuses on detecting targeted threats and 0-day malware. Before switching to security and systems research, Kevin’s background was in machine learning and databases. He did his undergraduate work at Brigham Young University, and is a native of Ithaca, New York.