Philip Polstra

Philip Polstra

Dr. Philip Polstra (known to his friends as Dr. Phil) is an internationally recognized hardware hacker. His work has been presented at numerous conferences around the globe including repeat performances at DEFCON, BlackHat, 44CON, GrrCON, MakerFaire, ForenSecure, and other top conferences. Dr. Polstra is a well-known expert on USB forensics and has published several articles on this topic. Dr. Polstra has developed degree programs in digital forensics and ethical hacking while serving as a professor and Hacker in Residence at a private university in the Midwestern United States. He currently teaches computer science and digital forensics at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. In addition to teaching, he provides training and performs penetration tests on a consulting basis. When not working, he has been known to fly, build aircraft, and tinker with electronics. His latest happenings can be found on his blog: http://polstra.org. You can also follow him at @ppolstra on Twitter.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dr. Phil Polstra currently teaches computer science and digital forensics at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and provides training and performs penetration tests on a consulting basis