Fernando Gont specializes in the field of communications protocols security, working for private and governmental organizations.
Gont has worked on a number of projects for the UK National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre (NISCC) and the UK Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) in the field of communications protocols security. As part of his work for these organizations, he has written a series of documents with recommendations for network engineers and implementers of the TCP/IP protocol suite, and has performed the first thorough security assessment of the IPv6 protocol suite.
Gont is currently working as a security consultant and researcher for SI6 Networks (http://www.si6networks.com). Additionally, he is a member of the Centro de Estudios de Informatica (CEDI) at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional/Facultad Regional Haedo (UTN/FRH) of Argentina, where he works in the field of Internet engineering. As part of his work, he is active in several working groups of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and has published a number of IETF RFCs (Request For Comments) and Internet-Drafts. Gont is also a member of the Transport Directorate of the IETF (http://trac.tools.ietf.org/area/tsv/trac/wiki/TSV-Directorate).
Gont has been a speaker at a number of conferences and technical meetings about information security, operating systems, and Internet engineering, including: CanSecWest 2005, Midnight Sun Vulnerability and Security Workshop/Retreat 2005, FIRST Technical Colloquium 2005, Kernel Conference Australia 2009, DEEPSEC 2009, HACK.LU 09, IETF 73, IETF 76, LACNIC XII, Hack In Paris 2011, HACK.LU 2011, and DEEPSEC 2011.
More information about Fernando Gont is available at his personal website: http://www.gont.com.ar