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Courtney Falk, Ph.D.

Court Falk
Courtney Falk is the senior research scientist with the Global Threat Intelligence Center at Optiv.  He earned his Ph.D. in information security from Purdue University.  For his dissertation, Courtney applied Ontological Semantics Technology to the problem of detecting malicious phishing emails.  Courtney has worked in information security in the government, private, and academic sectors.  Courtney's current goals are combining standard machine learning techniques with ontological semantics such as automated knowledge acquisition and text-meaning representation generation.