President of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST)
Mr. Maarten Van Horenbeeck
Maarten is the President of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), an international association of technical security response teams in both industry, research and government. FIRST focuses on improving incident responses processes, and enabling security response teams to build closer ties and respond in unison to security threats. Outside of his work with FIRST, Maarten works at Amazon, where he manages the Threat Intelligence team. Prior to his work at Amazon, Maarten worked in the security teams at Google and Microsoft, where he he worked on domain name security and outreach to the international community of security responders. Maarten holds a master’s degree in Information Security from Edith Cowan University and lives in Seattle, Washington.