Author Profile

Curt Wilson

Curt Wilson is a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst with Arbor Networks in the Arbor Security Engineering Response Team (ASERT) and has been with Arbor Networks since 2011 and is currently focused on Threat Intelligence related to targeted attack campaigns, financial threats, and DDoS activity. Mr. Wilson's initial explorations with Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore 64 systems in the early 80's evolved through systems and network administration towards a security-centric focus including defending and assessing networks, consulting for individuals, businesses and enterprises, and a decade in the higher education space to include senior technical and leadership roles. In addition to these roles, Mr. Wilson has written about security issues for years and has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including the New York Times and others on cyber security matters. Additionally, Mr. Wilson enjoys presenting at prominent security conferences since 2005 including the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2016, the Microsoft Digital Crimes Consortium, Internet Security Operations and Intelligence (ISOI), and various private conferences and events for network defenders, analysts, industry groups and law enforcement. Professional interests include threat intelligence, malware analysis, reverse engineering, cybercrime mitigation, collaboration, and full-spectrum security and threat research.