Stefan Fouant brings over 18 years of experience in the Service Provider and network security industries as both a trusted advisor as well as a thought leader. Mr. Fouant worked at Juniper Networks as an Educator and Proctor for the JNCIE exams, as well as a routing and security expert assisting large Tier 1 carriers. His background includes work at Verizon where he was responsible for launching one of the first large-scale cloud-enabled DDoS mitigation and detection services and also work at Neustar/UltraDNS where he was responsible for building out their layered DDoS response mechanisms, laying the groundwork for Neustar’s DDoS mitigation service offerings. Most recently during his time at Corero, he has authored drafts within the IETF relating to standardized signaling of coordinated DDoS attack filtering and mitigation mechanisms. He holds several patents in the areas of DDoS Detection and Mitigation, as well as many industry certifications including CISSP, JNCIE-SP, JNCIE-ENT, JNCIE-SEC and Palo Alto ACE. He was the first person in the world to achieve all three expert level Juniper certifications and was a technical editor of the book “Juniper MX Series” by O’Reilly.