Allyn Stott

Allyn Stott is a senior staff engineer at Airbnb. He currently works on the information security technology leadership team where he spends most of his time working on threat detection and incident response. He especially enjoys building strategies for hunting down advanced threat actors. Over the past decade, he has built and run detection and response programs at companies including Delta Dental of California, MZ, and Palantir. Red team tears are his testimonials.

In the late evenings, after his toddler ceases all antics for the day, Allyn writes a semi-regular, exclusive security newsletter. This morning espresso shot can be served directly to your inbox by subscribing at

Allyn has previously presented at Black Hat, Kernelcon, The Diana Initiative, Texas Cyber Summit, and BSides Berlin, Singapore, Toronto, Seattle, Orlando, St Pete, San Antonio, Charleston, and Atlanta. He received his Masters in High Tech Crime Investigation from The George Washington University as part of the Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program.

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