Aamir Lakhani

Lead Researcher and Cyber Security Expert, Fortinet

Aamir Lakhani is a cyber security researcher and practitioner with Fortinet and FortiGuard Labs, with over 15 years of experience in the security industry. He is responsible for providing IT security solutions to major commercial and federal enterprise organizations. Lakhani has designed cyber solutions for defense and intelligence agencies, and has assisted organizations in defending themselves from active strike-back attacks perpetrated by underground cyber groups. Lakhani is considered an industry leader in support of detailed architectural engagements and projects on topics related to cyber defense, mobile application threats, malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) research. Previously, Lakhani designed cyber solutions for defense and intelligence agencies, and has assisted organizations in defending themselves from active strike-back attacks perpetrated by underground cyber groups. Lakhani's areas of expertise include FortiGuard, fundamentals of network protection, cyber defense, mobile application threats, malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) research.