Aamir Lakhani is a cyber security researcher and practitioner with Fortinet and FortiGuard Labs, with over 10 years of experience in the security industry. He is responsible to provide 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.
In its recent list of 46 Federal Technology Experts to Follow on Twitter, FedTech magazine described Aamir Lakhani as “a blogger, infosec specialist, super hero…and all around good guy.” Lakhani runs blog, DrChaos.com which was ranked as a leading source for cyber security by FedTech Magazine. Additionally, he is a published author, has been featured on Federal News Radio. His books include Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux, XenMobile MDM, and the soon to be released Pentesting with Kali Linux on Raspberry Pi.
Aamir Lakhani has presented research and strategy world-wide at many security conferences, and participates on advisory boards for organizations centered around Cyber Defense. He is participating with the National Science Foundation with their proposal to create The National Cyber Security Sports Federation (NCSF) for high school students. He continues to dedicate his career to security, research and education.