Mr. Sean Kiernan joined Symantec Security Response as a reverse-engineer in 2004. Security Response is Symantec's cyber threat frontline, responsible for identifying, analysing and responding to new cyber-attacks.
Sean now leads the engineering efforts of the SR Attack Investigation Team, with a focus on delivering intelligence on notable cyber-attacks. During his 10 years at Symantec, Sean has played an active role in delivering technical analysis on attacks involving threats like Conficker, Flamer and Shamoon.
Sean holds a BA (Mod) in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin, as well as a M.Sc. in Security and Forensic Computing (MSSF) from Dublin City University.