Director, Partner and Developer Relations
Satnam's career in the security industry spans over 10 years. Starting in 2006, at M86 Security (formerly 8e6 Technologies), he worked across a number of teams. His work included content classification, developing and quality testing signatures for their flagship product the R3000, securing data sharing agreements with third parties, researching threats on social media and managing the company's blog and security reports. In 2009, Satnam joined the Anti-Phishing Working Group (AWPG), raised attention to threats on social media, and contributed to a Social Networking guide created by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). In 2011, Satnam became a manager and threat analyst at Symantec as part of their Security Response organization. He went on to discover a Twitter spam botnet consisting of 750,000 fraudulent accounts and published a whitepaper on his findings. Satnam's research into social media scams and new, emerging threats on mobile apps helped him become a popular blogger and spokesperson. He has been quoted in print media and made expert appearances televised by Bloomberg West, Entertainment Tonight, NBC Nightly News and local broadcast networks in Los Angeles. Satnam was one of the first to identify impersonation accounts of notable cryptocurrency figures on Twitter and his work to research threats on social media continues.
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