Published in In the Loop, DePaul University’s Alumni magazine
Read about Jibran Ilyas, managing director in the digital forensics and incident response practice and a Crain’s Chicago Business “40 under 40” for 2017, in his alma mater’s magazine. According to Ilyas, “When we get a new case, we thrive on the opportunity, We know we’re going to get to learn something new because either the hackers have started something [we haven’t seen before] or we investigate a new kind of technology,” Ilyas says. “We’re like kids in a candy store.”
“We have to be very strategic, because we’re kind of playing a game of chess with the attackers, if you will. They don’t want to be detected, but we don’t want to be detected right away either because they will adjust their tactics,” Ilyas explains. “We have to think 10 moves ahead, just like in chess.”
Read the article here.