Tim van der Horst
Senior Threat Researcher, Blue Coat SystemsTim van der Horst is a Senior Threat Researcher at Blue Coat Systems. As a member of the WebPulse Research Team, van der Horst creates real-time and background processes to identify web-based threats. Currently, his research focuses on the identification and tracking of malnets, i.e., the infrastructure created by the Bad Guys to host malware and drive traffic (via search engine poisoning, spam, social networking, malvertising, etc.) to their sites. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.