Rodney Joffe is a Senior Vice President, Senior Technologist and Fellow at Neustar. He is also the chairman of the Neustar International Security Council (NISC), comprised of an elite group of cybersecurity leaders who meet to discuss the latest cyberattack trends. He has extensive government experience, sitting on the U.S. government's cybersecurity intelligence panel and leading the Conficker Working Group, which resulted in The Department of Homeland Security funding a project to produce a ‘Lessons Learned’ document, which still serves as the Best Practices handbook for cyber-attack response. He holds more than 10 issued patents in the fields of security and DNS and has created a number of sophisticated technologies known as DNS Shield, which today protects more than 300 million consumers and businesses from DNS outages. He founded the first commercial Internet hosting company, Genuity, as well as the first outsourced and cloud-based DNS company, UltraDNS, where he invented Anycast Technology. He has also won multiple awards, both for his products and personal contribution to cybersecurity.