TJ Nelson is a Research Analyst on Arbor’s ASERT Team. His duties include analyzing emerging threats to Internet security, reverse engineering malicious code and communications protocols, developing policies for attack mitigation, and contributing to the continual improvement and automation of Arbor's internal threat analysis software infrastructure. Prior to Arbor, TJ was a Senior Incident Response Consultant for SecureWorks where he investigated large scale targeted threat intrusions for their Special Operations Team. He organizes his local Security B-Sides conference and leads a local information security group. TJ has a B.S. in Network Security from Rochester Institute of Technology and a M.S. Computer Information Systems from Boston University.