Deral Heiland

Research Lead (IoT), Rapid7

Deral Heiland serves as the IoT Research Lead at Rapid7. He has over 20 years of experience in the information technology field and has held multiple positions, including Senior Network Analyst, Database Manager, Financial Systems Manager and Principal Security Consultant. Heiland is also Founder of Ohio Information Security Forum, a not-for-profit organization that focuses on information security training and education. He has presented at numerous national and international security conferences, including Black Hat, Defcon, Shmoocon, DerbyCon, Hackcon Norway and Hack In Paris, and he has been interviewed by and quoted by several media outlets and publications including BBC, MIT Technical Review, MSNBC, SC MagazineThreat Post and the Register.