IR Function Lead - IBM X-Force Incident Response & Intelligence Services (IRIS)
Matthew DeFir is the North American IR Function Lead with IBM's X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) team. Prior to joining IRIS, Matthew was a Senior Incident Response Consultant at Mandiant and contributed to the response efforts of several large data breaches. Matthew was also a Senior Malware Research and Digital Forensics Analyst while serving active duty for the Navy at U.S. Tenth Fleet (Fleet Cyber Command) Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command. Matthew has a life long passion for computer science and the cyber security industry respectively and currently holds GCFE, GCFA, GREM, and c|HFI certifications.