Aditya K Sood is well experienced in propelling businesses by making security a salable business trait. Dr. Sood is well versed in designing algorithms by harnessing security intelligence and data science. During his career, he has worked with cross functional teams, management and customers thereby providing them with the best of the breed information security experience. Dr. Sood has research interests in cloud security, IoT security, malware automation and analysis, application security, and secure software design. He has worked on a number of projects pertaining to product/appliance security, networks, mobile, and web applications while serving Fortune 500 clients for IOActive, KPMG and others. He has authored several papers for various magazines and journals including IEEE, Elsevier, Crosstalk, ISACA, Virus Bulletin, and Usenix. His work has been featured in several media outlets including Associated Press, Fox News, The Register, Guardian, Business Insider, CBC, and others. He has been an active speaker at industry conferences and presented at Blackhat, DEFCON, HackInTheBox, RSA, Virus Bulletin, OWASP, and many others. Dr. Sood obtained his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Computer Sciences. Dr. Sood is also an author of “Targeted Cyber Attacks” a book published by Syngress.
He held positions such as Senior Director of Threat Research and Security Strategy, Head (Director) of Cloud Security, Chief Architect of Cloud Threat Labs, Lead Architect and Researcher, Senior Consultant, and others while working for companies such as F5 Networks, Symantec, Blue Coat, Elastica, IOActive, Coseinc, and KPMG