Information Security Researcher / Consultant

Over 15 years of experience in information technology and security. He has spoken at ISSA, ISC2, OWASP, DEFCON,  RSA Conference,Hackmiami, DerbyCon, Splunk .CONF, Black Hat,BSides, Underground Economy and also been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, Pentest Magazine, Univision, BBC, Forbes, VICE, Fox News and CNN.

Rod Soto was the winner of the 2012 BlackHat Las Vegas CTF competition and Red Alert ICS CTF at DEFCON 2022 contest. He is the founder and lead developer of the Kommand && KonTroll/NOQRTRCTF competitive hacking Tournament series.

Secretary of the board of Hackmiami %27, Co-founder of Pacific Hackers Silicon Valley meetup. Founder & President Pacific Hackers Conference www.phack.org.