Allen West

Security Researcher
Akamai Technologies

Allen West is a Security Researcher on Akamai's Security Intelligence Response Team who loves investigating threats and building tools. He is currently pursuing his Master's in Information Security and Assurance from Carnegie Mellon University, received his undergraduate in Cyber Security from Northeastern University, and is a Marine Corps Veteran. Allen frequently publishes on new malware and emerging threats, with his research regularly being covered by The Hacker News, Bleeping Computer, Dark Reading, TechRepublic, and many more. During his free time, Allen loves traveling, flying drones, hiking, swimming, or really anything outdoors and adventurous.