Nico Darrow has been working as a black hat turned white hat security professional for the last 8 years. In his recent years, he has trained and secured several major retailers, medical facilities and government 3 letter agencies. His recent focus has been Wireless Security working for AirDefense developing new technologies to protect and detect the next generation of wireless threats. Nico holds several patents in the area of WEP mitigation (PCI compliancy), encrypted stream analysis, and self-learning penetration tools. His current hobbies include skydiving, martial arts, and beer.