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David Vassallo

CTO at CyberSift

David Vassallo is the co-founder and CTO of CyberSift. He is a creative engineer and disruptive thinker with a passion for challenging technological boundaries. His interest in security started early in his career and has been privately working on artificial intelligence and machine learning for a number of years before forming CyberSift.


His skills and experience are wide, ranging from Network and System Security/Design to Data mining and machine learning (Python SciKit, SparkML), Web Application programming using various languages and technologies, as well as Back-end and Front-end Development. He specialises in CyberSecurity, Penetration Testing, Dynamic Scripting Languages, Android Development, Web frameworks and Linux. David has also been an active contributor to the OSSEC open source project.


David holds a MSc in Computer Security/Computer & Information Security from the University of Liverpool, holds Cisco CCDP, CCNP Security and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification. Previously, David held the position of Research and Development director at 6PM Plc (now iDOX Health), responsible for early stage development of most of the company’s current portfolio of products.