Chief Executive Officer, Intel 471 IncMark Arena founded Intel 471 in 2014. Arena was previously employed by a cyber threat intelligence provider, to quietly lead cyber threat intelligence collection against sophisticated actors and groups in the areas of cyber espionage, cyber crime and hacktivism. He brought a unique ability to understand the cyber threat environment in terms of, both actors and the tools they use, as well as out of the box thinking to cyber threat problems. Prior to this, he worked at the Australian Federal Police as a technical specialist within the High Tech Crime Operations function. He worked on a number of different crime types when new, unique or emerging technologies were used by criminals. These crimes required a solution when no commercial/out of the box solution was available.