About

Andreas is a Cyber Threat Intelligence professional with over a decade of experience in cyber security. Having tilted at windmills, Andreas focuses on applying threat intelligence and help organisations managing threats mostly within the Oil and Gas and Financial sectors as well as in European Union’s Agencies and Institutions. Andreas is currently working as a CTI analyst for Royal Dutch Shell (NL) while in the past he has worked for Lloyds Banking Group (UK), European Union’s Agency for Cyber Security (EU) and European Commission (EU).

“Sharing is caring” is Andreas’ personal motto and he has been contributing to the CTI community since 2012 via reports, social media, his personal blog, newsletter, conferences, communities and teaching. Andreas is the author of the report on “Exploring the opportunities and limitations of current Threat Intelligence Platforms” that was published in 2018 by ENISA. Moreover, he has contributed to a number of reports such as: WEF’s Global Risks 2013 “Digital Wildfires in a Hyperconnected World”, ENISA Threat Landscape 2012, ENISA Threat Landscape 2018, ENISA’s reports on the collaboration between CSIRTs and Law Enforcement as well as ENISA’s CSIRT training material. He has also participated in various cyber security proposal evaluations for European Commission.

Andreas is a member of ENISA CTI Stakeholders group and was a member of the Programme Committee for FIRST CTI 2019. He has presented in CTI-EU 2017,  CTI-EU 2018 and FIRST CTI 2019 and has been an instructor for CTI during the ENISA-FORTH Summer Schools in 2018 and 2019. Finally, Andreas has been the Editor-in-chief of the “Threat Intel Weekend Reads” newsletter for 3 years (2014-2017).

Andreas’ Twitter handle is @asfakian and his website is www.threatintel.eu ! Feel free to reach out!