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Research Vice President, NSS Labs
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John Pirc is a noted security intelligence and cybercrime expert, an author, and a renowned speaker, with more than 15 years of experience across all areas of security. The co-author of two books, <i>Blackhatonomics: An Inside Look at the Economics of Cybercrime</i> (published in December 2012), and <i>Cybercrime and Espionage</i> (published in February 2011), he has been named a security thought leader from the SANS Institute and speaks at top-tier security conferences worldwide. Pirc's extensive expertise in the security field includes roles in cybersecurity research and development for the Central Intelligence Agency, Chief Technology Officer at CSG LTD, Product Manager at Cisco, Product Line Executive for Security Products at IBM Internet Security Systems, Director of McAfee's Network Defense Business Unit, and, most recently, Director of Security Intelligence at HP Enterprise Security Products, where he led the strategy for next-generation security products.

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FluBot Malware's Rapid Spread May Soon Hit US Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/28/2021
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7 Modern-Day Cybersecurity Realities
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer,  4/30/2021
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How to Secure Employees' Home Wi-Fi Networks
Bert Kashyap, CEO and Co-Founder at SecureW2,  4/28/2021
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