Rik Ferguson, Director Security Research & Communication at Trend Micro, is one of the leading experts in information security. He is an advisor to the EU Safer Internet Forum, The Information Security Alliance EURIM, a project leader with Europol and the International Cyber Security Prevention Alliance, a director of Get Safe Online and advisor to various UK government technology forums. In April 2011 Rik was inducted into the Infosecurity Hall of Fame. Rik is also actively engaged in research into online threats and the underground economy. He also researches the wider implications of new developments in the Information Technology arena and their impact on security both for consumers and in the enterprise.