Ali Arasteh is the director at Mandiant, a FireEye company based in Toronto. Ali has more than 12 years of work experience in Information Security. Ali has worked in various technical and consulting capacities in security field spanning silos and effectively engaging various technical, and business disciplines. Ali’s expertise ranges from incident response and forensics, infrastructure security, security operations to complex security design.

In his current role at Mandiant, Ali leads a team of consultants in the Canadian practice. Ali helps organizations to investigate and respond to security incidents and enhance their capabilities in detecting, responding to and mitigating advanced threats. At Mandiant, Ali has led several large security transformation engagements building cyber defense centers, incident response and security program assessments, incident investigations and responses and penetration testing engagements. Prior to joining Mandiant, Ali held several security consulting and operational roles at Deloitte and BlackBerry. As a manager at Deloitte, Ali helped clients in public sector and financial services to build, enhance and operate cyber security functions including SOC, cyber intelligence and incident response teams. Before joining Deloitte, Ali held several positions in cyber forensics, network security and CERT teams at BlackBerry.