Allen Own has been actively involved and organizing various communities since the first HITCON event. He believes that the strength of the community can change Taiwan. Currently, he is the chairman of Association of Hackers in Taiwan (HIT) and the CEO of DEVCORE. He was the general coordinator of HITCON Community and the organizer of HITCON ZeroDay.
Mars Cheng (@marscheng_) is a threat research manager of TXOne Networks PSIRT and threat research team, and executive director of the Association of Hackers in Taiwan. Mars is a frequent speaker and trainer at several international cyber security conferences such as Black Hat USA/Europe, RSA Conference, DEFCON, SecTor, FIRST, HITB, HITCON, etc. Mars was the general coordinator of HITCON (Hacks in Taiwan Conference) PEACE 2022, HITCON 2021, and vice general coordinator of HITCON 2020.
Alan is HITCON CTF team manager. He works in Mediatek. His job is to harden enterprise systems and handle cyber security incidents. He previously job was in a ChungHwa Telecom being a security system architect, planning incident handling procedure for security department and planning cloud services for cloud department.
Chung-Kuan Chen is currently a cybersecurity research director in CyCraft and responds for organizing their research team. He earned his PHD degree of Computer Science and Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU). His research focuses on applying machine learning to assist malware analysis, threat analysis and vulnerability discovery. He has presented technical presentations in technique conferences, such as BlackHat, HITCON, RootCon, CodeBlue, FIRST, and VXCON. Besides founding of NCTU hacker research clubs, he trains students to participate world-class security contests and has experience of participating DEFCON CTF (2016 in HITCON Team and 2018 as coach in BFS team). As an active member in Taiwan security community, he is the chief of review committee of HITCON conference, and member of CHROOT - the top private hacker group in Taiwan.
Chen-yu Dai (GD) is leading Threat Intelligence team at Rakuten CERT. Besides incident response and threat hunting roles, he builds in-house systems for Blue Team to deal with emerging cyber threats. He has received some prizes from CTFs, bug bounty programs, and been speaker at several conferences: HITCON, TROOPERS, CODE BLUE, IEEE GCCE, etc.
Wei-Chia Kao (PineApple) is the Cybersecurity Evangelist at CyCraft, who is responsible for the “Cybercans” educational board game project. PineApple has joined multiple communities and was the vice coordinator of HITCON Community 2016. She has worked in various industries including AI, indiegame, and cybersecurity.
Through the combination of her experiences from different fields, she is now dedicated to transforming cybersecurity into something easier and more attractive for people to understand and recognize, while raising public cybersecurity awareness.
Sean Chen is director of the Association of Hackers in Taiwan and worked at Panasonic as leader of Panasonic Cyber Security Lab in Taipei. He manages for Cyber Security Lab and coordinates with headquarters of Panasonic Japan. He focuses on Product security enhancement, Product security assessment management, PSIRT, and IoT security research. Also, he is the general coordinator of HITCON 2020 and 2021.
Dr. Wang (5566) has been responsible for several important information security strategic plan to improve efforts of the government of Taiwan, including the Cyber Security industry survey & index project, Cyber Security & Test bed plan, Cyber Security Law, and Cyber Security Whit book for government sectors.
Kuo Chieh-Ying(aka Mouse), graduated from NTUST/CSIE. He is the Co-Founder and CEO at KlickKlack Communications.
CyCraft Technology Corporation Co-Founder & CSO / Hacks in Taiwan Committee / SEMI Taiwan Cybersecurity Committee. Tsung Peikan (aka PK), an expert in Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) investigation and research, has extensive experience in intensive computer forensics, malware and exploit analyses, and reverse engineering. PK worked for the Taiwan National Police Agency, Ministry of the Interior for six years and, later, Academia Sinica for two years. PK has been the chairman of the Hacks In Taiwan Conference (HITCON) Reviewboard and has spoken at numerous cybersecurity and hacker conferences.
Currently a software engineer at a well-known software company, primarily working on security of an operating system. Primarily well-versed in cryptography, hardware security and various security mechanisms in operating systems. Had been a HITCON volunteer for more than 10 years.
Dexter Chen is a threat researcher at TXOne Network. He is a cyber security enthusiast who likes playing labs, researching vulnerabilities, and exploring various attack techniques. Dexter was also the instructor of several trainings including HITCON training, Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (CCOE), and Ministry of National Defense.
Hao-Wei is a passionate driver of multinational initiatives in technology and community building for the special interests of cybersecurity and nonprofit entrepreneurship. He founded a Seattle-based nonprofit charity NEX Foundation that aims to connect and support young talents for their better career development. He holds MS in Information Security from Carnegie Mellon University, and BS in Computer Science from Fu Jen Catholic University. Hao-Wei founded the early version of the website Hacker.org.tw back in 2004.
Bowen Hsu is the Co-founder and senior vise president of DEVCORE. He is responsible for the company's overall operation and talent recruitment. He has been assisting enterprises in planning information security testing services for a long time, and is also committed to cultivating a new generation of information security talents.