Dr. Kiri Addison

Dr. Kiri Addison

Head of Data Science for Threat Intelligence and Overwatch |


Dr. Kiri Addison is Head of Data Scientist for Threat Intelligence & Overwatch at Mimecast. Kiri previously worked in the public sector where she was responsible for creating systems to detect and prevent cyber attacks and fraud. Her academic background includes a PhD in Physical Chemistry and a Master’s degree in Physics & Astrophysics.

Posts by Dr. Kiri Addison

Threat Intelligence Hub, Coronavirus

Threat Intelligence Briefing: Surging Spam and Impersonation Attacks Drive Increasing Coronavirus Cyber Threats

Spam and impersonation attacks have surged to the top of the list of cyberattack vectors driving a significant increase in overall malicious activity and unsafe user behavior, based on Mimecast’s analysis of cyberthreats during the first 100 da…

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Threat Intelligence Hub, Coronavirus

Threat Intelligence Briefing: Increasingly Sophisticated Coronavirus Cyberattacks Exploit Lapses in User Awareness

We’re continuing to observe an extraordinary level of coronavirus-related malicious cyber activity exploiting employees’ confusion and fear, with increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks contributing to a rise in unsafe user behavi…

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Security, Threat Intelligence Hub

Beveiligingscamera's en hun cyberrisico's voor kinderen en gezinnen

Home security cameras have recently fielded a spate of attacks affecting users across the U.S.; a particularly frightening recent news story describes how a Ring camera installed in a child’s bedroom was hacked and used to scare the eight-year-…

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