Rik Ferguson

Organisation: Trend Micro

Researcher, futurist, writer, filmmaker and presenter Rik Ferguson is the Vice President of Security Research at Trend Micro. Rik’s research into the murky world of cybercrime and the cloudy future of technology sees him advise law enforcement, governments and large enterprises alike. In addition to his role at Trend Micro, Rik is also a Special Advisor to Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3). In April 2011 Rik was inducted into the Infosecurity Hall of Fame. As a futures thinker, Rik researches the wider implications of potential new technological developments and their impact on security, both in the enterprise and for society as a whole. With over twenty-five years’ experience in information security, Rik is internationally renowned for his eye-opening and informative presentations.