Francisco Artes is a recognized information security executive who has helped form many of the best practices for securing intellectual property within the computer gaming, motion picture, and television industries. Mr. Artes is also know for his work on cybercrime, hacking, and forensic security issues with various federal, state and local government and law enforcement agencies such as the US Dept. of Homeland Security, FBI, Texas Rangers, and US Marshals. Prior to his appointment as Research Director with NSS Labs, Mr. Artes most recently served as Vice President, Chief Architect / Content Protection for Trace3, and as Vice President, Security Worldwide for Deluxe Entertainment Services Group. Mr Artes has presented on six of the seven continents, and serves on several boards.