Dr Jason Zhang's career spans over 15 years in cyber security and doctoral research. Dr Zhang currently works at SophosLabs as a Senior Threat Researcher researching characteristics of Anti-Malware to provide detection, define product and associated tools, as well as cutting edge research on improving malware detection accuracy and efficiency. His recent research has a focus on machine learning and automation. He has written many academic papers and articles. As a highly motivated cyber threat researcher and a proven product and technology pioneer, Jason has a wealth of experience in technology, product R&D. He has been a speaker at many events including InfoSec, Hacktivity, IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal processing and many other conferences. It's no surprise that Jason's work has been reported by leading IT/cyber security news websites including The Register, eWeek, IDG, Focus, ZDNet, SC Magazine and PC Magazine.
Apart from his professional career, Jason cares about charity and disaster/humanitarian relief. In 2008 he made a donation appeal for China earthquake at MessageLabs (now part of Symantec) and raised over $6000 for earthquake victims.
Jason has a PhD degree in digital signal processing from King's College London & Cardiff University.