Tech Talk Series: Threat Briefing, by Adam Meyers of CrowdStrike


Tech Talk Series: Threat Briefing, by Adam Meyers of CrowdStrike

Date: January 8, 2019 | 10:30am | Location: DreamPort Facility in Columbia MD

About Adam Meyers, Vice President of Intelligence, CrowdStrike

Adam Meyers is a recognized expert in the security and intelligence communities. With more than 15 years of experience in the security space, Adam has extensive experience building and leading intelligence practices in both the public and private sector. Adam is a founding employee and VP of Intelligence at CrowdStrike Inc., a global provider of security technology and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks. A sought-after thought-leader, Adam conducts speaking engagements and training classes around the world on the topics of threat intelligence, reverse engineering, and data breach investigations.

At CrowdStrike, Adam is responsible for tracking over 70 criminal, state-sponsored, and nationalist cyber adversary groups around the world. He provides technical and strategic guidance to Fortune 100 organizations and government agencies on how stay protected and prevent damage from today's sophisticated and destructive attackers. Adam's team supports ongoing investigations into breaches targeting some of the largest companies and organizations in the world. This elite team focuses on categorizing and tracking the human actors and groups that conduct these attacks every day.

Prior to joining CrowdStrike, Adam was the Director of Cyber Security Intelligence at SRA International. During his tenure, he provided technical expertise and strategic guidance for both commercial sector customers, as well as civilian, military, and intelligence customers. He conducted penetration tests, vulnerability research, and breach investigations across the globe, traveling extensively throughout Africa and South/Central America supporting customers. Adam oversaw the operations of the Information Assurance Laboratory testing emerging technologies for effectiveness and looking for security lapses that could compromise the integrity of the system. Adam was a key technical lead supporting the US Department of State Cyber Threat Analysis Division, leading a team of reverse engineers and incident response experts and representing the division at intergovernmental meetings on cyber threat. Adam was responsible for the technical direction of the SRA Cyberlock product which was used by both commercial and government customers. Adam earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the George Washington University where he studied Political Science, and Computer Science.