The Honeynet Project has appointed Ali Ikinci as the new CEO.
We wish to thank Faiz Ahmad Shuja for leading the project over the past years, and welcome Ali for accepting the challenge.
Founder and current leader of the Turkish Chapter, Ali is a longtime Honeynet Project member and contributor: he co-authored research papers on malicious website detection with low-interaction honeyclients and on honeypots for the Internet of Things. Born and raised in Germany, Ali is also an established professional in the Information Security field, with broad experience as a Chief Security Analyst, Product Manager, Senior IT consultant and Entrepreneur.
Leading The Honeynet Project through our next chapter, Ali’s vision and experience will prove invaluable as we work to develop new projects and share our work with the information security community.
About The Honeynet Project: The Honeynet Project is a leading international 501c3 non-profit security research organization, dedicated to investigating the latest attacks and developing open source security tools to improve Internet security. With Chapters around the world, our volunteers have contributed to fight against malware (such as Confickr), discovering new attacks and creating security tools used by businesses and government agencies all over the world. The organization continues to be on the cutting edge of security research by working to analyze the latest attacks and educating the public about threats to information systems across the world.