Senior Threat Researcher, Forward-Looking Threat Research Team (FTR)
Numaan Huq is a Senior Threat Researcher with Trend Micro’s Forward-Looking Threat Research (FTR) Team. He has been working for a decade in the Computer Security Industry and has extensive experience analyzing the latest cyber-threats, software exploits, and malware families. Numaan first became interested in computer security after researching VoIP phone exploits in his internship job. His current research interests include targeted attacks, data breaches, financial malware, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Beyond the realm of security research, he likes to drive around in the countryside, experiment with fusion cooking, read science fiction & fantasy novels, and has recently developed an interest in backyard astronomy. Numaan holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Victoria, BC, Canada.