Ben Gardiner is a Principal Security Engineer at Irdeto and a member of the ethical hacking team, specializing in hardware and low-level software
security. With more than 10 years of professional experience in embedded systems design and a lifetime of hacking experience, Gardiner has a
deep knowledge of the low-level functions of operating systems and the hardware with which they interface. He brings this knowledge to Irdeto,
a pioneer in digital platform and application security. With nearly 50 years of experience, Its software security technology and cyber services
protects more than 5 billion devices and applications against cyberattacks for some of the world’s best known brands. Prior to joining Irdeto in
2013, Gardiner held embedded software and systems engineer roles at several organizations. Gardiner has a Masters of Engineering in Applied
Math & Stats from Queen’s University. He is also a member of and a contributor to SAE TEVEES18A1 Cybersecurity Assurance Testing TF (drafting
J3061-2) and the GENIVI security subcommittee.