Alex Tereshkin is an experienced reverse engineer and an expert into UEFI security, Windows® kernel and hardware virtualization, specializing in rootkit technology and kernel exploitation. He has been involved in BIOS and SMM security research since 2008. He has done significant work in the field of virtualization based malware and Windows® kernel security. He is a co-author of a few courses taught at major security conferences. Alex holds the Russian equivalent of a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics, and also the Russian equivalent of a PhD degree in Information Security from Southern Federal University.