Ran2 is an independent researcher specializing in computer forensics and malware analysis. He is a security researcher for the Valkyrie-X Security Research Group (vxrl.org), a member of the Information Security and Forensics Society (ISFS), the Professional Internet Security Association (PISA), International High Technology Crime Investigation Association, Asia Pacific Chapter (HTCIA), and The Honeynet Project, Hong Kong Chapter. He is also a part-time lecturer of Digital Forensics classes offered by HKU SPACE and Mentored courses for SANS. Ran2 holds a master degree of ECom/IComp from The University of Hong Kong. He also holds several industry designations, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), and GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM).