Mars Cheng (@marscheng_) is a threat researcher for TXOne Networks, blending a background and experience in both ICS/SCADA and enterprise cybersecurity systems. He has directly contributed to more than 10 CVE-IDs, and has had work published in three Science Citation Index (SCI) applied cryptography journals.
Before joining TXOne, he was a security engineer at the Taiwan National Center for Cyber Security Technology (NCCST). He is a frequent speaker and trainer at several international cyber security conferences such as Black Hat Europe, DEFCON, SecTor, FIRST, HITB, ICS Cyber Security Conference Asia and USA, HITCON, SINCON, VXCON, CYBERSEC, CLOUDSEC and InfoSec Taiwan as well as other conferences and seminars related to the topics of ICS and IoT security.
In addition, he also conducted many cyber security training classes at the Hacks in Taiwan (HITCON) Training 2020 and 2019, Ministry of Education (Information Security Incubation Program, ISIP), Ministry of National Defense in Taiwan and listed companies. Mars is general coordinator of HITCON 2021 and was vice general coordinator of HITCON 2020.