JC Carruthers is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Grand Poobah at Snowfensive. JC has over ten years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR). In his career, he has provided incident response services for hundreds of engagements across all business sectors ranging from administrative lockdowns to enterprise-wide security incidents and forensic analysis. In his new role with Snowfensive, JC has been focusing on social engineering services including phishing, vishing, and physical assessments. JC has continuously used Python throughout his career to help automate much of his analysis, forensics, and now social engineering work. JC currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah with his family.
Perry Jones is an experienced information security researcher from Montreal, Canada with more than 10 years of experience. At a young age, Perry found his passion in the field of information security, and spent his spare time studying and reverse engineering malware, researching windows forensics and security, and more. Perry completed his technical diploma in computer science and technology at Vanier College, and later went on to study software engineering at Concordia University. During his time at Concordia, Perry held a position as teaching assistant, where he taught students about system hardware and their construction. Perry was also a member of the IEEE branch at Concordia, where he assisted in hosting a robotics competition as well as aiding students with their software and hardware projects. While at Concordia, Perry participated in various aspects of research. He helped conduct research in the field of binary authorship attribution and assisted in the development of BinAuthor, a tool written in python for IDA Pro to aid in the identification of the author of a binary. He also contributed to developing a front end for a binary code clone detection tool and other threat intelligence databases. He has spent countless hours utilizing python as his main scripting language of choice to achieve his success.