Peter Szor is a renowned computer virus and security researcher, author. His interest in computer viruses began in 1990. He worked on various anti-virus scanning engines over the last decade including Pasteur, F-PROT, AVP and Norton AntiVirus.

Currently, Peter is the Security Architect of Symantec Security Response in Santa Monica, California where he designs and builds antivirus technologies for the Norton Antivirus product line since 1999. He is the author of a few dozen US and international patents on computer virus detection, and intrusion prevention.

Peter was invited to join CARO, the Computer Antivirus Researchers’ Organization in 1997. He is a frequent speaker at Virus Bulletin, EICAR, ICSA, RSA and Usenix Security conferences and a regular contributor to magazines on computer viruses and security.