Pascal Geenens

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As the Director, Threat Intelligence 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.

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...

BrickerBot – The Dark Knight of IoT

Over the course of the last week, you have probably heard about the attacks designed to render Internet of Things (IoT) devices across the...

10 Cyber Security Questions with Radware’s Pascal Geenens

Radware’s Pascal Geenens walks us through 10 questions regarding the cyber security threat landscape, trends in the Darknet, motivations for attacks, and much more. What...

5 Recommendations for IoT Manufacturers

As devices get more connected, they potentially get smarter and provide richer functionality. The internet of things (IoT) describes a world where just about...

WAF and DDoS Help You on the Road to GDPR Compliancy

Data is the currency of today's digital economy, the oil of the 21st century. Personal data is considered our economical asset generated by our...

The Shadow Brokers went dark, the NSA weakened and exposed in the cyber war

On January 12th, the Shadow Brokers announced they are ‘going dark’ by leaving a farewell: “So long, farewell peoples. TheShadowBrokers is going dark, making...

DevSecOps and Continuous Security Delivery

The success of an online business depends in large part on the user experience. After all, competitors are only a single click away. There...