Nicolas is a Senior Security Consultant with iSEC Partners. He graduated with a BS in Applied Mathematics from the University of Paris VIII and a MS in Computer Science from NMSU. He is a former Microsoft employee where he worked as a developer, tester and security engineer on the windows kernel and windows phone drivers. He also gave Microsoft-wide security trainings on generic security bug classes, exploitation techniques, exploit mitigation OS features and the windows security model. Nicolas started at iSEC in 2013 at their Seattle office and has done work with several major software companies. His focus are kernel area with an emphasis on MS Windows and C/C++ general application security.