Dr. David Whyte

Technical Director, Cyber Defence, Communications Security Establishment Canada

Dr. David Whyte is currently the Technical Director for the Cyber Defence Branch at the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). As the Technical Director for Cyber Defence, he is CSEC’s technical lead responsible for overseeing the implementation of the next generation cyber threat detection services for the Government of Canada. He has held many positions over the last fifteen years within CSEC that span both the Signals Intelligence and Information Technology Security mission lines. David holds a Ph.D. in computer science. The main focus of his research is on the development of network-based behavioral analysis techniques for the detection of rapidly propagating malware.