Malicious Streams

Joel Yonts
Founder & Chief Scientist

Security Strategist, Innovator, and Advisor, Joel Yonts is a seasoned security executive with a passion for information security research. He has over 20 years of diverse Information Technology experience with an emphasis in Information Security. Yonts is also an accomplished speaker, writer, and software developer with research interests in the areas of malware analysis and defense, computer forensics, and enterprise security.

Information security contributions include:

Certifications & Accreditation:
  • GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC)
  • GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst (GCFA)
  • GIAC Certified Malware Analyst (GREM)
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • GIAC Certified Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
  • Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)
  • CORE Impact: Penetration Analyst
Memberships & Associations:
  • Member FBI Infraguard: Nations Capital Infraguard Alliance
  • Member AVIENS Anti-Virus Research Group
  • Alumni Dragon Research Group
  • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) - Board of Directors
Published Articles:
Speaking Engagements:
  • Information Warfare : Community Event
  • Emerging Rootkit Techniques and Trends : FOCUS08 - Las Vegas, NV
  • Rootkit Techniques : McAfee “The Place”, Webcast
  • The Battle Against Malware : FOCUS09 - LAS Vegas, NV
  • Internet Safety for Teens : Community Event
  • Protecting Your Teen in a Highly Connected Society : Community Event
  • Bridging the Gaps with Incident Response : IANS Forum - Washington, DC
  • Threat Landscape of the Future : FOCUS10 - Las Vegas, NV
  • The Politics of Security: Getting What You Want (And Avoiding What You Don't) : SC Magazine & Tenable Security
Interviews & Panel Discussions: