Rik Ferguson

Rik Ferguson

Company: Trend Micro

Job Title: Global VP Security Research

Rik Ferguson is Global VP Security Research at Trend Micro. He brings more than seventeen years of security technology experience to this role. Ferguson is actively engaged in research into online threats and the underground economy. He also researches the wider implications of new developments in the Information Technology arena and their impact on security both for consumers and in the enterprise, contributing to product development and marketing plans.

Ferguson writes the CounterMeasures blog and is the lead spokesperson for Trend Micro. He is often interviewed by the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Channel 4, Sky News and Al-Jazeera and quoted by national newspapers and trade publications throughout the world. Ferguson also makes a regular appearance as a presenter at global industry events. In April 2011 he was formally inducted into the InfoSecurity Hall of Fame.

Rik Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wales and is a Certified Ethical Hacker and CISSP-ISSAP in good standing.

Rik Ferguson Seminars

  • PANEL: The Future of Cyber Security Wed 5th Oct 12:20 - 13:10

    PANEL: The Future of Cyber Security

    Is it even possible to ever be fully secure? What are the very latest attack vectors? Everyone says their technology is the solution you need – what is the true picture? To help you answer these questions and many others we have assembled what is probably the finest collection of cyber security experts in the world. This is an extraordinary opportunity to get access to the most current thinking and truly understand what the future has in store for us all.

    Chair: Rory Cellan Jones
    Eugene Kaspersky, Kaspersky Labs
    James Lyne, Sophos
    Joshua Corman, Sonatype
    Rik Ferguson, Trend Micro


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    Wed 5th Oct 12:20 to 13:10


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