Biography
Javvad Malik is a Security Advocate at AlienVault, a blogger event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security that speak to both technical and non-technical audiences alike.

Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a Senior Analyst at 451’s Enterprise Security Practice (ESP), providing in-depth, timely perspective on the state of enterprise security and emerging trends in addition to competitive research, new product and go-to-market positioning, investment due diligence and M&A strategy to technology vendors, private equity firms, venture capitalists and end users.

Prior to joining 451 Research, he was an independent security consultant, with a career spanning 12+ years working for some of the largest companies across the financial and energy sectors.

As well as being an author and co-author on several books, Javvad was a founder of the Security B-Sides London conference, as well as being the co-founder of Host Unknown with Thom Langford and Andrew Agnés.

You can follow him on Twitter as @J4vv4D.

Professional Certifications
Certified Information Security Systems Professional – CISSP
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester – GWAPT (lapsed now – can I still list it?)

Awards

2015 Most Entertaining Blog – European Security blogger awards
2015 Best Security Video Blogger – European Security blogger awards
2014 Most Entertaining Blog – European Security blogger awards
2014 Best Security Video Blogger (Girl Cynic) – European Security blogger awards
2013 Most Entertaining Blog – European Security blogger awards
2013 Best Security Video Blogger – European Security blogger awards
2013 Most Entertaining blogger – RSA Social Security Blogger

Author of

Official CISSP CBK

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