Wicus is Lead Researcher at SecureData Labs. He is tasked with investigating industry events and trends, with the single purpose of understanding how these may affect business. Wicus uses his understanding and knowledge to advise customers and threat detection/hunting teams on the appropriate response given the threat or trend. His insights are often used to create new detection processes or tools. Wicus’ current role builds on over a decade of experience working as a software developer at an ecommerce technology vendor. Wicus is a regular speaker at conferences and he enjoys conveying complicated technical concepts in ways that the audience can relate to. He is a graduate of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.