Christopher Elisan

IRL Name: 
Christopher C. Elisan

Christopher C. Elisan is the author of "Malware, Rootkits and Botnets: A Beginner’s Guide". He is currently the Principal Malware Scientist at RSA. Elisan is one of the pioneers of Trend Micro’s TrendLabs where he held multiple technical and managerial positions. After Trend Micro, he led and established F-Secure's Asia R&D where he spearheaded multiple security research projects. He then joined Damballa where he specialized in malware research, analysis and reversing.


He frequently speaks at various security conferences across the US and Canada and provides expert opinion about malware, botnets and advance persistent threats for leading industry and mainstream publications.