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Rik Ferguson

Rik Ferguson

Vice President Security Intelligence, Forescout

I’m a researcher, storyteller, and futurist. I help governments, law enforcement, businesses and individuals understand the complexities of technology, and its intersection with cybercrime.

Over my twenty-five plus years of professional practice, I’ve 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.

I am 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 board advisor to startups. A world-renowned speaker, I have presented at events including RSA Conference, Mobile World Congress, Milken Institute, Dubex, Infosecurity, IPExpo, CloudExpo, Webit, GovSec, and many more. In April 2011 I was inducted into the Infosecurity Hall of Fame.

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