Gunter Ollmann

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Gunter Ollmann has a long-held passion for threat research and currently serves as Vice President of Research at Damballa, where he is focused on inventing new crimeware mitigation technologies and the identification of criminal operators behind botnets and other advanced persistent threats. Prior to joining Damballa, he held the role of Chief Security Strategist at IBM, was responsible for predicting the evolution of future threats and helping guide IBM’s overall security research and protection strategy, and was the key IBM spokesperson on evolving threats and mitigation techniques. Ollmann also served as the Director of X-Force at Internet Security Systems where he was responsible for the company’s R&D advancements and the development of security technologies in the field of vulnerability scanning, intrusion prevention, web application protection, and malware detection

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