John Loucaides is VP Engineering at Eclypsium, the industry's first firmware protection platform. John has extensive history in hardware and firmware threats from experience at Intel and the United States government. At Intel he served as the Director of Advanced Threat Research, Platform Armoring and Resiliency, PSIRT, and was a CHIPSEC maintainer. Prior to this, he was Technical Team Lead for Specialized Platforms for the federal government. John has presented and provided training on the topic of firmware security many times at venues including DEFCON, CanSecWest, Recon, UEFI Forum and Ruxcon.