Today’s Guest Editor: Javvad Malik

This Christmas Infosecurity has invited five top industry names to each fill the role of guest editor for a day, and we are delighted to introduce Javvad Malik, who will be taking the reins today!

Javvad is an award-winning information security consultant, author, researcher, analyst, advocate, blogger and YouTuber. He currently serves as a security advocate at AlienVault.

Javvad is known as one of the industry’s most prolific influencers, with a signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security.

Prior to joining AlienVault, he was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic advisory services, including competitive research and go-to-market positioning. Prior to that, Javvad served as an independent security consultant, with a career spanning 12 years working for some of the largest companies across the financial and energy sectors.

Javvad is an author and co-author of several books and is also the founder of the Security B-Sides London conference and a co-founder of Host Unknown with Thom Langford and Andrew Agnés.

Javvad has earned several professional certifications over the course of his career, including Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT). He’s also won numerous awards in recent years for his blogging, including the ‘2015 Most Entertaining Blog’ and the ‘2015 Best Security Video Blogger’ recognitions at the European Security Blogger Awards.

Javvad will be sharing his thoughts on the industry throughout the day with an introductory video, opinion article, Q&A with the real editor Eleanor Dallaway and a Twitter takeover!

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