Richard Bejtlich


Richard Bejtlich is Chief Security Strategist at FireEye, and was Mandiant's
Chief Security Officer when FireEye acquired Mandiant in 2013. He is a
nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a board member at the
Open Information Security Foundation, and an advisor to Threat Stack, Sqrrl,
and Critical Stack. He is also a Master/Doctor of Philosophy in War Studies
Researcher at King's College London. Richard is a graduate of Harvard
University and the United States Air Force Academy. His fourth book is "The
Practice of Network Security Monitoring" (

Sameer Bhalotra


Dr. Sameer Bhalotra is a cybersecurity entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Most recently he was an executive at Google, where he served after Google acquired his cybersecurity company, Impermium. Dr. Bhalotra’s career in public service included senior roles at the White House, the Senate Intelligence Committee, and the Central Intelligence Agency. He has an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a doctorate from Stanford University; is a senior associate in the Technology and Public Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC; and an affiliate at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC).