Vice President Security Research, Trend MicroAs Vice President Security Research at Trend Micro, Rik Ferguson is one of the leading experts in information security. Ferguson is a Special Advisor to Europol, a project leader with the International Cyber Security Prevention Alliance (ICSPA) and Vice Chair of the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace & Security Science. He is actively engaged in research into online threats and the underground economy. With over nineteen years of experience in information security, he has been with Trend Micro since 2007. He previously served as Security Infrastructure Specialist at EDS where he led the security design work for government projects related to justice and law enforcement and as Senior Product Engineer at McAfee focused on network security, intrusion prevention, encryption and content filtering.