Dave Monnier of Team Cymru Keynote Speaker

dave_monnierDave Monnier is a Fellow and the Director of Threat Intelligence and Outreach at Team Cymru.

Understanding that real-world security involves both technology and business considerations, Dave helps organizations to fully consider their security and policy decisions in real-world terms. Dave has traveled the world presenting security ideas and solving organizations hardest problems. With over fifteen years of experience in a wide-range of technologies, Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to every situation. Dave began his career performing UNIX and Linux administration in academic and high performance computing environments where he helped build some of the most powerful computational systems of their day. subsequent to systems administration Dave moved into Internet security, having served as a Lead Security Engineer for a Big ten University and later helped to launch the Research and Education Networking ISAC, part of the formal U.S. ISAC community. Dave joined Team Cymru in 2007 where he has served as their Senior Engineer and later as a Security Evangelist. In 2010, Dave was granted the title of Team Cymru Fellow, a highest honor of Team Cymru. Dave has managed multiple teams as part of Team Cymru ranging from Engineering, Outreach, Threat Intelligence, Sales, and Marketing.