Mark Vincent Yason is a security researcher on IBM's X-Force Advanced Research team.
Mark's current focus area is vulnerability and exploit research - he
analyzes known vulnerabilities, discovers new vulnerabilities, studies exploitation techniques, and creates detection guidance/algorithms which are used in the development of IDS/IPS signatures.
also previously worked on malware research which naturally involved some degree of software protection research.
authored the paper The Art of Unpacking and co-authored the paper Reversing C++, both of which were previously presented at BlackHat