M.S. in Computer Science, Georgia Tech.
B.S. in Software Engineering, Drexel University
Ax Sharma is a Security Researcher and Journalist who holds a passion for perpetual learning. In his spare time, he loves exploiting vulnerabilities, ethically, and educating a wide range of audiences via blogging and vlogging. He’s an active community member of the British Association of Journalists (BAJ) and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ).
Ax’s expertise lies in malware analysis, vulnerability research, threat intelligence analysis, and web app security. Through responsible disclosure, he has previously exposed serious bugs and security vulnerabilities affecting national & global organisations like HM Government, Yodel, U.S. DHS, P.F. Chang’s, Planet Fitness, Comcast/Arris, Ellucian, and the popular restaurant chain, Buca di Beppo.
In early 2018, Ax helped prevent a data breach at Georgia Tech by going public with a serious flaw that was left unpatched for over a year.
To consult Ax for your next big security project or for media source requests, drop him a note here.
Ax’s hobbies include working out, reading, playing piano and developing innovative, upcoming web projects.