Hi. I'm Connor Nelson.

I am a security researcher and PhD student at Arizona State University. I also compete in CTF competitions with Shellphish.

Learn about what I do

Here's all the stuff I do.

All of the work I do can be split into three categories, with lots of overlap between.

School

I am a PhD student at Arizona State University. I have served as a teaching assistant for ASU's security courses CSE 545 and CSE 466 with Dr. Adam Doupé and Dr. Yan Shoshitaishvili.

Research

I do security research with the SEFCOM Lab at Arizona State University.

CTFs

I regularly compete in Capture The Flag events with Shellphish.

Here’s some stuff I have done recently.

I have the opportunity to work with a lot of amazing people on a lot of interesting projects. Here are some of them.

DEF CON 28 CTF

Competed in DEF CON 28 CTF, the "grand championship of hacking", with Shellphish.

HACCS and CHESS

Participating in DARPA programs HACCS and CHESS, programs for automatically finding vulnerabilities in real world software, with SEFCOM.

pwn.college

Created pwn.college, an interactive platform for students to learn cybersecurity, with Dr. Yan Shoshitaishvili.

DEF CON 27 CTF

Competed in DEF CON 27 CTF, the "grand championship of hacking", with Shellphish.

Whitehat CTF

Competed in Whitehat CTF, an international CTF in Hanoi, Vietnam.

DEF CON 26 CTF

Hosted DEF CON 26 CTF, the "grand championship of hacking", with Order of the Overflow.

iCTF 2018

Hosted iCTF 2018, one of the longest running CTFs, with Shellphish.

Here's how you can contact me.

Check out my GitHub, send me an email, or follow me on LinkedIn.