Aditya K Sood, PhD, is a senior director of threat research and security strategy at the Office of the CTO at F5. Dr. Sood manages the Advanced Threat Research Center of Excellence (ATRCoE). With experience of more than 15 years in the field of security, Dr Sood focuses on a wide spectrum of cybersecurity and next generation technologies. Dr. Sood obtained his PhD from Michigan State University in computer sciences. He also authored Targeted Cyberattacks and Empirical Cloud Security books. Dr. Sood is also a frequent speaker at global cybersecurity conferences and contributes regularly to industry and academic leading journals and magazines.