Dr. Torres-Arias is an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. His current research focuses on securing the software development life-cycle, password storage mechanisms and update system security. He is the team lead of in-toto, a framework to secure the software development life-cycle, as well as PolyPasswordHasher, a password storage mechanism that’s incredibly resilient to offline password cracking. He also contributes to The Update Framework (TUF), which is the software update system being integrated on a variety of projects like Docker, CPAN, and others. In adition to his academic work, Santiago is also involved in the Arch Linux security team, as well as various open source projects.