Major Billy Rios

Major Billy Rios

Founder

WhiteScope.io

Billy Rios the founder of WhiteScope.io, a cyber security startup. Billy studies emerging threats with a focus on embedded devices, avionics, medical devices, industrial control systems (ICS), and critical infrastructure (CI). Before founding Whitescope.io, he was a Lead at Google, where he led the front-line response for externally reported cyber security issues and incidents. Prior to Google, Billy was the Security Program Manager at Internet Explorer (Microsoft), Billy led the company's response for several high profile incidents, including the response for the cyber attack known as "Operation Aurora". Billy has also worked as a penetration tester, an intrusion detection analyst, and served as an active duty Marine Corps officer. An accomplished author and speaker, Billy currently holds an MBA, a master of science degree in information systems, and a masters in military operational arts and sciences.