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Christian Martorella, a Packt author, has been working in the field of information security for the last 16 years, and is currently working as principal program manager in the Skype Product Security team at Microsoft. Christian's current focus is on software security and security automation in a DevOps world. Before this, he was the practice lead of threat and vulnerability for Verizon Business, where he led a team of consultants in 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 has given him the opportunity to work in every possible area of IT security and from both sides of the fence, providing him with a unique set of skills and vision on cybersecurity. He is the cofounder and an active member of Edge-security team, which releases security tools and research. Christian has contributed to open-source security testing and information gathering tools such as OWASP Webslayer, Wfuzz, theHarvester, and Metagoofil, all included in Kali, the penetration testing Linux distribution.
Christian presented at Blackhat Arsenal USA, Hack.Iu, What The Hack!, NoConName, FIST conferences, OWASP Summits, OWASP meetings (Spain, London, Portugal, and Venice), and the Open Source and Intelligence Research Association (OSIRA) conference. In the past, Christian has organized more than 20 FIST conferences in Barcelona, providing a forum for professionals and amateurs interested in security testing. Christian holds a master's degree in business administration from Warwick Business School, and multiple security certifications, such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, OPSA, and OPST.