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Rik Ferguson

Vice President Security Intelligence - Forescout Technologies, Inc

Rik is a researcher, storyteller, and futurist. He helps governments, law enforcement, businesses and individuals understand the complexities of technology and its intersection with cybercrime.

Over his twenty-five-plus years of professional practice, he has taken deep dives into the cybercriminal underground and helped the wider world understand the threats of today and explored how those threats will change over time.

Rik is a founding Special Advisor to Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3), a multi-award-winning video producer and writer, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a board advisor to startups. A world-renowned speaker, he has presented at events including RSA Conference, Mobile World Congress, Milken Institute, Dubex, Infosecurity, IPExpo, CloudExpo, Webit, GovSec, and many more. In April 2011 he was inducted into the Infosecurity Hall of Fame.

We are all connected. Not everyone has positive intentions. Rik helps the rest of us understand the risks and challenges of our digital world.

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