Director, HP DVLabs, HPDan Holden is the director of security research for HP TippingPoint, where he leads one of the most well respected security research groups in the industry. Holden’s teams oversee product security testing, the Zero Day Initiative, the Digital Vaccine services, new security technologies, and vulnerability and malware research. Prior to HP TippingPoint, he was a founding member of IBM/ISS X-Force. He helped build and define X-Force over the course of 12 years in various capacities ranging from development to product management. He has been in the security industry for over 17 years specializing in vulnerability analysis, security research and IPS technology. He is a frequent speaker at major industry conferences and has been quoted and featured in many top publications.