Gabriel Ryan is a researcher and security engineer with a decade of C and Python programming experience, in addition to 7 years of experience in offensive operations. His resume includes tenures at companies such as Amazon, SpecterOps, and Gotham Digital Science. Gabriel is best known for his contributions to the field of offensive wireless security and has spoken at major industry events such as DEF CON, DerbyCon, and 44con. He is the author of the OpenSource tools EAPHammer, SilentBridge, and DropEngine, as well as a contributor to hostapd-apd and Empire. His research includes the first bypass of 802.1x-2010, the first proof-of-concept attacks against Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (a.k.a. “WPA3 Enhanced Open”), as well as the development of the Hostile Portal, Indirect Wireless Pivot, and EAP-MD5 Forced Reauthentication attacks. Gabriel is a former BlackHat instructor and is currently a member of the DEF CON CFP board.