Ighor Tavares

Threat Research Specialist at Arista Networks

Ighor Tavares holds the position of Threat Research Specialist at Awake Security, the Network Detection and Response (NDR) Security Division of Arista Networks. 

His primary focus lies in the domain of purple team operations, where he diligently tracks the most current cyber threat trends and meticulously replicates various attacks to develop precise detection mechanisms. 

With a strong background in Software Engineering, Ighor contributes his adept skills in malware analysis to advance the understanding of program operations within the network infrastructure. 

Furthermore, Ighor actively contributes to the advancement of threat intelligence automation, striving to enhance integration with existing tools and bolster the accuracy of threat research outcomes.

Ighor's academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering, both earned from Washington University in Saint Louis.