Director of Information Security, Content Protection, Warner Bros.
Panico, who currently serves as director of information security - content protection, at Warner Bros, has over 15 years of information security experience. A former FBI supervisory special agent, Panico is credited with breaking up an international ring of botnet operators who used denial-of-service attacks to cause millions of dollars of damage. After that success, he was summoned to FBI Headquarters to lead a "fly team" of cyber investigators that responded to the most serious cyber intrusions facing the nation. This included two deployments to the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2006. After leaving the FBI in 2006, Panico joined Microsoft to serve as incident response lead for Microsoft's global data center infrastructure services and online web properties. Eventually, he was given responsibility for the entire CERT function for online services. Panico has served as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies, specializing in data breach investigations and digital forensics.