Candid Wüest, SIT Faculty
He has accumulated extensive experience in the field of IT security for the past 20 years.
Before joining SIT, he has been employed by Symantec Switzerland. As Principal Threat Researcher he evaluated current and future trends in the threat landscape and researches new protection methods.
Prior to this he analyzed computer viruses for the Symantec Anti-Malware Lab in Dublin and created malware signatures.
He also worked for the Global Security Analyzing Lab of IBM Research in Rüschlikon and for Creative Netconsulting which he co-founded as Chief Security Officer (CSO).
He did his master in computer science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).
He has published many papers and articles on IT security and is a frequent presenter at conferences like IDG, VB or RSA.