Matteo Beccaro

Adverse Theory

Cybersecurity Professional & Co-founder

Matteo Beccaro is a cybersecurity professional with over a decade of experience researching the security of critical systems and technologies employed in the cyber-physical domain, executing advanced cybersecurity assessments across the globe for top tier organizations, and designing & developing innovative cybersecurity solutions. Also, Matteo has been delivering and managing long-term training programs in Europe and the Middle East, to upskill security professionals and educate the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.

During his career, he presented the results of his research efforts at prestigious conferences such as DEF CON, Hack in the Box, Black Hat Armory, 30th Chaos Communication Congress (30C3), ZeroNights, and many others.

In 2015, he co-founded Opposing Force, the first Italian company specialized in delivering offensive cyber-physical services to challenge the security of organizations and their technologies, where he served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and led the security research on SCADA/ICS devices, Near Field Communication (NFC), and Electronic Access Control (EAC) technologies. In 2020, Matteo co-founded Lateral Thinking, a cybersecurity boutique focused on cybersecurity knowledge transfer and advanced educational programs.

As co-founder of Adverse Theory, he is working on the company mission to empower clients with cutting-edge knowledge transfer initiatives and develop unconventional technologies to protect from tomorrow’s known and unknown cyber threats.