This Cybersecurity Firm Was Founded During a Tour in Afghanistan

From Air Force pilot to taking down multimillion-dollar online fraud schemes

Tamer Hassan was on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan (his fourth overall in the Middle East) in the fall of 2012. He was a pilot in the Air Force running search and rescue missions. He slept in a tent next to the helicopters, ready to fly at a moment’s notice.

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This story first appeared in the July 27, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.