John LaCour is the CTO of PhishLabs. Prior to founding PhishLabs, Mr. LaCour was the Director of AntiPhishing Solutions at MarkMonitor. He has also led security threat research and product development for companies like CheckPoint, RedSeal Networks, and NetScreen Technologies. He studied computer science and economics at Louisiana State University and Northwestern University.
Mr. LaCour is an active contributor in the security community, having spoken on several cybercrime topics including phishing and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS). He has presented for the Digital Crimes Consortium, Anti-Phishing Working Group, Underground Economy, FS-ISAC and Internet Security Operations and Intelligence conferences. Additionally, Mr. LaCour has been quoted by multiple media publications including the New York Times, Krebs on Security, and BankInfoSecurity.com.