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Enabling Secure Innovation

Asymmetric Research is a boutique security venture focused on deep partnerships with L1/L2 blockchains and DeFi protocols in an effort to keep them safe.

We empower your team to build safely in the open.

Embedded Security Engineering

We leverage a proactive approach to web3 security and engage with teams as embedded core contributors to systematically eliminate bug classes over time.

Full-Service Engagements

We partner with our clients to run entire security programs, ranging from establishing a program vision to defining and executing your security strategy.

Best-in-Class Integrity

We adhere to the highest levels of integrity, trust, and professionalism.

Services

Security Research

We are committed to pushing the boundaries of security research, leveraging coordinated disclosure for maximum public good.

Incident Response

We answer the call when communities need our help and have enabled the recovery of $300M+ in digital assets.

Security Engineering

We engage on medium to long-term time horizons to design, build, and maintain entire web3 security programs.

Blockchain Validation

Coming soon. We will offer high-integrity validation and infrastructure services for web3 ecosystems.

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Research

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"The team at Asymmetric Research is the team you want in your corner to rely on for everything related to keeping your protocol secure. AR is reliable, trustworthy, level-headed, and experienced. They have assembled what is likely the #1 security team in the industry and have unparalleled experience in both Web2 and Web3. I recommend them to anyone in crypto looking to keep their protocol and users safe."

Dan Reecer

Chief Operating Officer

at

Wormhole Foundation

"Asymmetric Research embodies the term 'industry-leading' when it comes to web3 security. They have seamlessly integrated into every facet of the Wormhole protocol, upholding high standards across incident response, research, engineering, and audits. The team takes a proactive approach to security and ensures that Wormhole remains at the forefront of web3 security advancements. Asymmetric Research is critical to the success of the protocol."

Robinson Burkey

Chief Commercial Officer

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Wormhole Foundation

“Asymmetric Research is a top-notch team drawing from deep knowledge of smart contract security, operational best practices, and incident response. They’re extremely seasoned bug hunters, but their holistic view of security covers so much more than just code. We have seen the team be invaluable to both Jump and others across the industry over the past few years and we're excited to continue working with them.”

Simon Johansen

Chief Operating Officer

at

Jump Crypto

"Asymmetric are a terrific team of security engineers with a wide variety of skills. They’ve helped support Euler in war room recovery efforts, overall project security management, and even scoping out new security engineers during the hiring process."

Michael Bentley

Chief Executive Officer

at

Euler

"The team at Asymmetric Research has always been an exceptionally valuable partner in improving our platform and product. We are thrilled to continue to work with them to serve the most reputable and security-minded projects in web3."

Mitchell Amador

Chief Executive Officer

at

Immunefi

"The security services provided by Asymmetric Research were very helpful in our Elastic Exploit investigation. They went above and beyond to get us important information we needed, and they continue to be very proactive, responsive, and helpful.”

Victor Tran

Chief Executive Officer

at

Kyberswap

"Asymmetric Research is a critical security partner to Wormhole and has some of the strongest security talent in the space. They apply a holistic view of security and have drastically evolved the entire security lifecycle of Wormhole, from coding best practices to defense-in-depth product features to its bug bounty program. Wormhole Labs looks forward to continuing our strong relationship with Asymmetric Research and maintaining Wormhole's core protocol together."

Tony Jin

Chief Technology Officer

at

Wormhole Labs

"We’ve worked with Asymmetric Research on all aspects of protocol security. They take the time to understand what we need and can solve any problem we throw at them — whether we need a bug bounty program, an audit, or a crisis response, I know we can count on Asymmetric Research."

Jayant Krishnamurthy

Chief Technology Officer

at

Douro Labs
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