Stefano Di Paola is the CTO and a cofounder of Minded Security, where he is responsible for Research and Development Lab.
Prior to founding Minded Security, Stefano was a freelance security consultant, working for several private and public companies. He also worked in collaboration with University of Florence at the Faculty of Computer Engineering.
In the past years he released several advisories including the ones that are not publicly disclosed but patched and several open source tools.
He's the lead of SWFIntruder project hosted @ owasp.org.
He has also contributed to OWASP testing guide and is also the Research & Development Director of OWASP Italian Chapter. Stefano has participated to several international talk as speaker @ 23rd CCC,Owasp Appsec2k7 S.Jose, Google Tech Talk and others.