Deral Heiland

Research Lead, IoT, Rapid7

Deral Heiland CISSP, serves as a Research Lead (IoT) for Rapid7. Heiland has over 20 years of experience in the information technology field, and over the last 10+ years, Heiland's career has focused on security research, security assessments, penetration testing and consulting for corporations and government agencies. Heiland has conducted security research on numerous technical subjects, releasing white papers, security advisories and has presented the information at numerous conferences including Blackhat, Defcon, Shmoocon, DerbyCon, RSAC, and Hack In Paris. Heiland has been interviewed and quoted by several media outlets and publications including ABC World News Tonight, BBC, Consumer Reports, MIT Technical Review, SC Magazine, and The Register.