Ian Davila is a Lead Adversary Emulation Engineer for Tidal Cyber who is passionate about Threat-Informed Defense. Before joining Tidal Cyber, Ian was a Cyber Security Engineer for The MITRE Corporation.
Ian advanced MITRE ATT&CK® where he researched, developed, and reviewed techniques for the Enterprise domain as a Technique Research Lead. He also supported the software development team of ATT&CK. Ian was part of ATT&CK Evaluations for two Enterprise offerings where he led evaluations and emulated malware used by adversaries.
Ian began his career in Cyber Security in 2015 by competing in CTFs while completing his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras. He was a Research Assistant for the University of Puerto Rico and interned at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Carnegie Melon University. After completing his Bachelor of Science, he obtained a Master of Science in Information Security from Carnegie Melon University in 2020 while being an intern for The MITRE Corporation.