Palo Alto - Unit 42
Alex Hinchliffe is a Threat Intelligence Analyst in Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks. Based in EMEA, his main responsibilities include research into security threats, the groups behind them, and their motivations, tactics and resources, to enrich intelligence and disseminate information to the public. He started his career as an intern at the then Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus company in the United Kingdom. Almost two decades later, his research has largely focused on Windows malware and recently, on Android. He regularly speaks on these and related topics. While previously working for McAfee Labs Alex co-created the industry's first cloud-based Anti-Malware reputation system, Artemis, decreasing time to protection without signatures to help fight the huge growth in malicious threats.