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Mohammed Asfar

Mohammed Asfar serves as a Principal Consultant for Leidos Cyber, where he assists clients with Security Operations Center (SOC) transformation services. Asfar got his start in consulting working for a Big 4 firm in their Forensics and Security practice. As a forensics consultant, Asfar worked on several engagements ranging from Electronic Discovery to Security breaches. During his work on an e-Discovery project, he was fortunate to work as a team lead for one of the largest litigation cases in the history of the U.S. As a security analyst, he worked numerous incidents, including nation-actor breaches, inappropriate use of the Internet, and employee hacking.

When he's not responding to cyber incidents, he's busy with Network Security Monitoring (NSM) review and improving data visibility gaps for his clients. Asfar takes pride in being an avid blue-teamer and specializes in threat hunting within large organizations. He teaches students leveraging stories from his experience and hands-on demonstration of the materials being presented in the class.

Asfar holds a master?s degree in Forensic Science, focusing on Digital Forensics, from Marshall University, as well as numerous Information security certifications, including CISSP, GCDA, GCFA, GCIH, GCIA, GMON, GREM, GPEN and ENCE.