Lance James is an internationally renowned information security expert and is currently the Chief Scientist at Vigilant, Inc. With over a decade of experience with programming, network security, digital forensics, malware research, cryptography design & cryptanalysis, attacking protocols, and a detailed expertise in information security, James serves on the advisory board of multiple security-focused organizations and has provided consultation to numerous businesses ranging from start-ups to governments, Fortune 500's, and America's top financial institutions. Credited with the identification of Zeus and other malware, he has authored and co-authored several technical e-crime books. Notable publications include “Phishing Exposed” (Syngress Publishing) with two more books currently in the works: “The Threat Intelligence Handbook” (No Starch Press) and “Precision Grey Hat Exploitations” (McGraw Hill). James regularly speaks at information security-related conferences with notable keynote speaking engagements including the First Asia HTCIA Conference (Hong Kong), Digital PhishNet (Germany/San Diego, CA), and SANS Conference (San Diego, CA). Prior to joining Vigilant, Inc. James was the co-founder and CTO of Secure Science Corporation and senior threat analyst at Damballa.