Dino Dai Zovi is a Staff Security Engineer and Head of Security for Cash App at Square. At Square, Dino currently leads security for Cash App and had previously led the development of the company’s mobile tamper detection and remote attestation platform, enabling Square to launch payments in Chip and PIN markets. Dino is an information security industry veteran who co-founded Linux server attack protection vendor Capsule8 and security research firm Trail of Bits. He has also held early leadership roles at Endgame, Two Sigma Investments, and Matasano Security. He began his cybersecurity career in Red Teaming at Sandia National Laboratories and penetration testing with @stake.
Dino is best known in the information security community for winning the first PWN2OWN contest at CanSecWest 2007; presenting his security research at leading conferences such as BlackHat, RSA, and DEFCON; and co-authoring the books “The iOS Hacker’s Handbook,” “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook,” and “The Art of Software Security Testing.” As a long-standing member of the BlackHat community, he is also a member of the BlackHat Review Board as well as a co-founder, organizer, and host of the annual Pwnie Awards.