Tarjei Mandt

Senior Security Researcher

Trenchant (formerly Azimuth Security)


Track 1


April 21



Tarjei Mandt (@kernelpool) is a senior security researcher at Trenchant (formerly Azimuth Security) with more than 10 years of experience researching iOS and macOS device security. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Security from NTNU Gjovik and has spoken at security conferences such as Black Hat, CanSecWest, Hack in the Box, INFILTRATE, RECon, and SyScan. In his free time, he enjoys spending countless hours challenging security mechanisms and researching intricate issues in low-level system components. Previously, Tarjei has discovered several vulnerabilities in both Windows and macOS/iOS operating systems, as well as performed extensive research and analysis on the Secure Enclave Processor and its operating system, SEPOS.