Firedome Welcomes Cybersecurity Industry Pioneer Alex Ionescu to Advisory Board
Firedome is delighted to welcome Alex Ionescu to our advisory board today. Alex brings 2 decades of endpoint security expertise and is a world-class security architect and consultant expert in low-level system software, kernel development, security training, and reverse engineering. He teaches Windows Internals courses around the world and is active in the security research community through conference talks and bug bounty programs.
“We are very excited to have Alex join our Advisory Board at Firedome. Alex’s unique expertise and game-changing research and publications built the foundation for endpoint security best practices and we are eager to welcome his perspective for the IoT security challenges we’re leading the charge to resolve at Firedome,” said Moti Shkolnik, Firedome Co-founder and CEO.
“I greatly look forward to partnering with the stellar team at Firedome and strongly believe the platform is perfectly suited to provide IoT Product Managers with the ultimate combination of proactive security and actionable insights to address the chief concerns of IoT buyers in the market,” said Alex.
Alex Ionescu is VP of Endpoint Engineering at CrowdStrike, Inc., where he started as the Founding Chief Architect in 2011. Alex is a world-class security architect and consultant expert in low-level system software, kernel development, security training, and reverse engineering. He is coauthor of the last 3 editions of the Windows Internals series. During the last two decades, his work led to the fixing of dozens of critical kernel vulnerabilities in Windows.
Previously, Alex was the lead kernel developer for ReactOS, an open source Windows clone written from scratch, for which he wrote most of the Windows NT-based subsystems. During his studies in Computer Science, Alex worked at Apple on the iOS kernel, boot loader, and drivers on the original core platform team behind the iPhone, iPad and AppleTV. Alex is also the founder of Winsider Seminars & Solutions Inc., a company that specializes in low- level system software, reverse engineering and security training for various institutions.