Christiaan Beek is the Lead Scientist & Sr. Principal Engineer of the Enterprise Office of the CTO. He is leading the strategic threat intelligence research with a focus on inventing new technology, research techniques and models. Visionary and serving leadership is at the core of his day-to-day job, getting the best out of people and collaborate to make the (cyber) world safer and a better place.
In previous roles, Beek was Director of Threat Intelligence in McAfee Labs and Director of Incident Response and Forensics at Foundstone, McAfee’s forensic services arm. At Foundstone, he led a team of forensic specialists in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa during major breaches.
Beek develops threat intelligence strategy, designs and envision threat intelligence systems and new research techniques. Christiaan speaks regularly at conferences, including BlackHat, RSA, BlueHat and Botconf. Besides contributed to the best-selling security book "Hacking Exposed", he wrote a comic book about Ransomware, is a contributor to the MITRE ATT&CK framework and holds multiple patents.