Paul Drapeau is a Principal Security Researcher for Confer, which offers endpoint and server security via an open, threat-based, collaborative platform. Prior to joining Confer he led IT security for a public, global pharmaceutical research-and-development organization. He is an active member of the security community and has spoken at many security and other industry conferences including DEF CON and Infosec World. Paul has served as a volunteer organizer and ran the CTF competitions at Security BSides Boston in 2013 and 2014. He holds a Bachelor's degree in computer science from URI and various security certifications.