Kyle Wilhoit is an internationally recognized security researcher with more than a decade of experience leading research teams to deliver timely and organized threat intelligence to internal and external customers. In his current role as senior security researcher at DomainTools, Wilhoit is leading efforts to do primary research on DNS-related exploits, investigate current cyber threats, and explore attack origins and threat actors. Before joining DomainTools, Wilhoit was a threat researcher for Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, where he was responsible for identifying, vetting, and exposing threat actors, performing research on the deep web and dark web, and leading forensic investigations into high priority security incidents. Prior to Trend Micro, Wilhoit spent more than a decade performing threat analysis and leading security research teams for large companies, including Fireeye and a large energy company.
He has presented at cybersecurity conferences around the globe, notably FIRST 2016, Black Hat USA, and Infosecurity Europe. His research has supported investigative stories in several publications, including ABC, CNN, BBC, CNN, The New York Times, WIRED, MIT Technology, and many additional outlets.