Pascal Geenens

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Recognized Cyber Security and Emerging Technology thought leader with 20+ years of experience in Information Technology As the EMEA Cyber Security Evangelist for Radware, Pascal helps execute the company's thought leadership on today’s security threat landscape. Pascal brings over two decades of experience in many aspects of Information Technology and holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Free University of Brussels. As part of the Radware Security Research team Pascal develops and maintains the IoT honeypots and actively researches IoT malware. Pascal discovered and reported on BrickerBot, did extensive research on Hajime and follows closely new developments of threats in the IoT space and the applications of AI in cyber security and hacking. Prior to Radware, Pascal was a consulting engineer for Juniper working with the largest EMEA cloud and service providers on their SDN/NFV and data center automation strategies. As an independent consultant, Pascal got skilled in several programming languages and designed industrial sensor networks, automated and developed PLC systems, and lead security infrastructure and software auditing projects. At the start of his career, he was a support engineer for IBM's Parallel System Support Program on AIX and a regular teacher and presenter at global IBM conferences on the topics of AIX kernel development and Perl scripting.

JenX – Los Calvos de San Calvicie

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AI Considerations in Cyber Defence Automation

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Why the World is Under the Spell of IoT_Reaper

It’s difficult to have missed the headlines on the new IoT botnet threat that is forming and the storm that might come with it....

Blockchain and the future of IoT – Part 3

To read Part 1 of the series, click here. To read Part 2 of the series, click here. Blockchain in the IoT world A blockchain implementation in...

Blockchain and the future of IoT – Part 2

To view Part 1 of this blog series, click here. Circling back to our main interest, the world of the IoT. In order to create...

Blockchain and the future of IoT

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Chatting With IoT Bots

After the Dyn attack by Mirai in October 2016, we knew we were facing an infliction point which would reshape the DDoS threat landscape...

BrickerBot only attacks compromised devices

BrickerBot uses a network of globally distributed devices that are passively detecting exploit attempts from devices infected with IoT bots such as Mirai and...

Hajime – Sophisticated, Flexible, Thoughtfully Designed and Future-Proof

A glimpse into the future of IoT Botnets On Oct 16th, Sam Edwards and Ioannis Profetis from Rapidity Networks published a report on a new...

BrickerBot.3: The Janit0r is back, with a vengeance

In early April, we identified a new botnet designed to comprise IoT devices and corrupt their storage. Over a four-day period, our honeypots recorded...