Amol heads Qualys’ worldwide security engineering team responsible for vulnerability and compliance research. His team tracks emerging threats and develops software, which identifies new vulnerabilities and insecure posture for Qualys’ VM, PC, PCI and QBC services. Amol is a veteran of the security industry and has devoted his career to protecting, securing and educating the community from security threats. Amol has presented his research on Vulnerability Trends, Security Axioms, SCADA security, Malware and other security topics at numerous security conferences, including RSA Conference, BlackHat, Hacker Halted, SecTor, BSides, InfoSec Europe, NullCon, GrrCon, ISSA, Homeland security Network HSNI and FS/ISAC. He regularly contributes to the SANS Top 20 expert consensus identifying the most critical security vulnerabilities. He writes the “HOT or NOT” column for SC Magazine and holds a US patent for Systems and Methods for Performing Remote Configuration Compliance Assessment of a Networked Computer Device.