Derek Manky formulates security strategy based on years of threat and industry knowledge, with a goal to make a positive impact towards the global war on cybercrime. Manky has presented research and strategy world-wide at many security conferences, including meetings with leading political figures who help define the future of cyber security. He works globally within the security industry and Computer Emergency Response (CERT) to connect the dots, providing mitigation advice and threat forecasts based on correlated data and personal knowledge. This strategy can be integrated into new, advanced technology to fight cyber-attacks. He has been recognized as a thought leader in the industry. Manky designed a vulnerability disclosure framework, which has been reliably used for years to responsibly fix security issues before criminals discover and attack them.