Stephen Gates Chief Research Intelligence Analyst, Zenedge, has been instrumental in helping solve the DDoS and Web Application Security problems for service providers, hosting providers, and enterprises in North America and abroad for over a decade. He has more than 25 years of computer networking, information security, and product management experience. In his last role, Stephen served as the Chief Research Analyst for NSFOCUS before joining the ZENEDGE team. He is a recognized Subject Matter Expert on DDoS attack tools and methodologies, including next-generation cybersecurity solutions. You can usually find Stephen providing insight, editorial, industry thought leadership, and live presentations covering the latest security topics at RSA, Black Hat, SecureWorld, SANs, Infosecurity, IANS, ISSA, InfraGard, ISACA, etc.