CDT Executive Briefing: 6 Seconds to Save the World featuring Aamir Lakhani, Senior Security Strategist, Fortinet

6 Seconds to Save the World

It takes approximately 6 seconds or less for an attacker to gain remote access to a system with the right exploits, yet it sometimes takes over 6 months for organizations to recognize an actual data breach. Windows bugs are the least of your worries in a hyperconnected world of 5G, drones, and IoT. Let us examine attack techniques hackers are using to bypass your sophisticated security products. Let’s examine how we can recognize and stop attacks while they are occurring, use threat intelligence techniques, the MITRE ATT@CK Framework, and FortiGuard Threat Intelligence. You have 6 seconds to save your world, do you accept the challenge?

Join us for a stimulating discussion with Aamir Lakhani “Dr. Chaos”, Senior Security Strategist, Fortinet.


Aamir Lakhani Aamir Lakhani, "Dr. Chaos"
Senior Security Strategist

Aamir Lakhani creates technical security strategies and leads security implementation projects for Fortune 500 companies. Industries of focus include healthcare providers, educational institutions, financial institutions, and government organizations. Aamir has designed offensive counter-defense measures for the Department of Defense and national intelligence agencies. He has also assisted organizations with safeguarding IT and physical environments from attacks perpetrated by underground cybercriminal groups.

Mr. Lakhani is considered an industry leader for creating detailed security architectures within complex computing environments. His areas of expertise include cyber defense, mobile application threats, malware management, Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) research, and investigations relating to the Internet’s dark security movement. He is the author or contributor of several books, and has appeared on FOX Business News, National Public Radio, and other media outlets as an expert on cybersecurity.

Writing under the pseudonym Dr. Chaos, Mr. Lakhani also operates the popular security social media blog which is hosted at In its recent list of 46 Federal Technology Experts to Follow on Twitter, Forbes magazine described Aamir Lakhani as “a blogger, InfoSec specialist, super hero…and all around good guy.”

About Fortinet

Fortinet’s mission is to deliver the most innovative, highest-performing network security fabric to secure and simplify IT infrastructure. They are a leading global provider of network security appliances for carriers, data centers, enterprises, and distributed offices. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices around the globe. Founded in 2000 by Ken Xie, the visionary founder and former president and CEO of NetScreen, Fortinet is led by a strong management team with deep experience in networking and security.


7:00 – 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7:30 – 7:45 a.m. Introduction

7:45 – 8:40 a.m. Speaker

8:40 – 9:00 a.m. Discussion and Questions

9:00 a.m. Conclusion



Event Details

Date: 11.14.2019
Time: 07:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
Event Type: Public




UCI Paul Merage School of Business
Porter Room - SB1, 5th Floor, Suite 5200


Maureen Vasquez