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PolySwarm (NCT)Silver Project

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PolySwarm is the first decentralized marketplace where hackers build anti-malware engines that compete to protect you.

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February 20th 2018 19:00 UTC
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March 22nd 2018 19:00 UTC
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Steve Bassi
Steve BassiCEO, Developer, Co-Founder
Steve previously founded Narf Industries, an information security R&D firm, with marquee...
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Steve previously founded Narf Industries, an information security R&D firm, with marquee clients from DARPA to members of the Fortune 500. He brings over 20 years of experience in Information Security focused development. He previously served in lead roles in a variety of projects for Government and Industry including: software development for advanced incident response, blockchain-based identity management R&D, and development of cutting-edge program analysis tools for DARPA’s CGC.
Paul Makowski
Paul MakowskiCTO, Developer, Co-Founder
Paul brings over 10 years of experience in modern software exploitation, program analysis,...
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Paul brings over 10 years of experience in modern software exploitation, program analysis, vulnerability research, reverse engineering, cryptography, and low-level development. Paul has reverse engineered, sinkholed and written bespoke malware disinfection tools for Fortune 100 clients, has conducted cutting-edge research on partial homomorphic encryption and has co-designed a confidentiality system for a public / private hybrid blockchain used for identity management.
Ben Schmidt
Ben SchmidtDirector of Product Security, Developer, Co-Founder
Ben brings over a decade of experience in information security to the table, having led...
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Ben brings over a decade of experience in information security to the table, having led research on automated program analysis, malware reverse engineering, secure software development, cryptography, cryptocurrency, and vulnerability analysis. Ben has uncovered hundreds of vulnerabilities in an impressive range of products, including widely-used open source products, hugely popular web applications, security-critical embedded devices, and multiple mobile platforms.
Nick Davis
Nick DavisCOO, Developer, Co-Founder
Nick brings substantial experience leading enterprise teams in the performance of...
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Nick brings substantial experience leading enterprise teams in the performance of real-world, large-scale digital forensics, malware reverse engineering, adversarial hunting, threat analysis and incident response. He helped deliver cutting-edge research using partial homomorphic encryption, audited thousands of lines of code for security vulnerabilities, and created a variety of custom-designed binary applications that are used to test the efficacy of automated program analysis tools.
Max Koo
Max KooSenior Developer, Co-Founder
Max brings 9 years of experience in secure software engineering, vulnerability analysis,...
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Max brings 9 years of experience in secure software engineering, vulnerability analysis, digital forensics, and reverse engineering. He has developed software for a wide range of platforms, from embedded microcontrollers to large distributed systems. He developed innovative exploit mitigations including ELFbac, which he presented at Black Hat 2016. He also has developed custom tools for large-scale program analysis and vulnerability discovery which run on distributed systems.