Four Unit 42 Vulnerability Researchers Make MSRC Top 100 for 2018

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 is proud to announce that four of our researchers were named to the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) “Top 100 Security Researchers List” for 2018. This is the third year Unit 42 researchers have been included in this prestigious list, which is announced every year at Black Hat. This year’s Unit 42 winners are:

 

Rank Name
10 Gal De Leon
13 Hui Gao
73 Tao Yan
79 Jin Chen

 

Palo Alto Networks is a regular contributor to vulnerability research in Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, Android and other ecosystems. By proactively identifying vulnerabilities, developing protections for our customers, and sharing them with Microsoft for patching, we are removing weapons used by attackers that compromise enterprise, government and service provider networks.

Below is the full list of this year’s top 100. To better understand how this recognition is both important and an honor, this posting by Phillip Misner of the MSRC gives you an idea of what’s behind the program.

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