After graduating from Edinburgh University in 2000 with a joint honors degree in artificial intelligence and computer science, Tim Austwick conducted advanced research in tandem with the penetration testing team at DERA. By monitoring the developments of the growing computer security community while validating and advancing research, he enhanced the wider team capability through education and development of attack tools and techniques. Subsequently, Tim has worked in research or consulting roles for QinetiQ, DSTL, and Logica.
He is actively involved in the following key areas:
Application source code review
Software design and implementation
While consulting with a UK defense customer, Tim worked with the APEX development teams performing security reviews for about fifty applications. As a founding member of Recx, Tim has been involved in the design and development of the ApexSec static analysis security assessment engine for Oracle APEX applications. Tim consults with a range of customers on security topics, including Oracle APEX deployments and commercial APEX applications.