Chad Tilbury Joins CrowdStrike as Technical Director

Brings more than a decade of advanced forensics and incident response experience to CrowdStrike's services team

Apr 14, 2014, 09:00 ET from CrowdStrike

IRVINE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdStrike Inc., a global provider of security technologies and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks, today announced that Chad Tilbury has joined the company as its new Technical Director. In this role, Tilbury will provide technical leadership for the services team, driving innovation to support customers in a variety of offerings, including incident response, remediation, forensic support, penetration testing, intelligence operations, and counter-threat assessments.    

"Over the past two years, we've been extremely focused on building up our employee base, bringing in only the best and brightest in the industry that support the mission we have at CrowdStrike," said Shawn Henry, President of CrowdStrike Services and CSO. "Chad has a proven track record as a leading forensics analysis and incident response expert and we're thrilled to bring him onboard to help lead our services team."

Tilbury brings over 15 years of experience in the computer security industry to CrowdStrike, specializing in intrusion incident response, digital forensic examinations, and corporate espionage investigations. His extensive law enforcement and international computer crime experience stems from working with a broad cross-section of Fortune 500 corporations and government agencies around the world. He has investigated and conducted computer forensics for numerous crimes, including hacking, abduction, espionage, intellectual property theft, and multi-million dollar fraud cases.  

During his service as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Tilbury was a member of the National Intrusion Squad focusing on the largest US Department of Defense hacks with national security implications. Earlier in his career, Tilbury worked as a computer security engineer and forensic lead for a major defense contractor. He also served as the Vice President of Worldwide Internet Enforcement for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) where he managed Internet anti-piracy operations and investigations for the seven major Hollywood studios in over sixty countries.  

Tilbury is a Senior Instructor and course author at the SANS Institute. In this capacity, he is responsible for educating thousands of students per year in advanced forensics and incident response techniques.  

CrowdStrike Services' approach blends real-world cyber security experience with cutting-edge technologies to respond to targeted cyber intrusions and to proactively perform assessments to identify adversaries on your network. CrowdStrike's seasoned team of Cyber Intelligence professionals, Incident Responders, and Malware Researchers consists of a number of internationally recognized authors, speakers, and experts who have worked on some of the most publicized and challenging intrusions and malware attacks in recent years.

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CrowdStrike Inc. is a global provider of security technology and services focused on identifying advanced threats and targeted attacks. Using big-data technologies, CrowdStrike's next-generation threat protection platform leverages real-time Stateful Execution Inspection (SEI) at the endpoint and Machine Learning in the cloud instead of solely focusing on malware signatures, indicators of compromise, exploits, and vulnerabilities. The CrowdStrike Falcon Platform is a combination of big data technologies and endpoint security driven by advanced threat intelligence. CrowdStrike Falcon enables enterprises to identify unknown malware, detect zero-day threats, pinpoint advanced adversaries and attribution, and prevent damage from targeted attacks in real time.

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