About IoT Defense

IoT Defense, Inc. (IOTD) is a cybersecurity and networking startup company based in Northern Virginia, USA. Having focused on all forms of defensive and offensive security for enterprise and government, the team has come together to apply their collective insights to protect the consumer. The team's mission is to build solutions, both hardware and software, that enable protection of networks and ever-increasing prevalence of IoT (Internet of Things) devices.

RATtrap was our first product launched in 2017 and won "Top Security Innovation" for Security by Popular Science. To learn more about RATtrap, please visit https://www.myrattrap.com.

Secure your home network from hackers and malware.

by IoT Defense

Protection for everything.

Unlike traditional AV (Anti-Virus) software that provides endpoint protection only on supported devices where it is installed, RATtrap will secure all devices (both wired and wireless) on your home network, including your home router too!

Industry leading update model: RATtrap updates itself automatically as new threats emerge ensuring that the home user is always protected against the latest threats.

Real-time notifications

On your smart phone and web browser.

Receive information about blocked attacks in real time as well as statistics and health of your network and smart devices.

Backed by world-class research

Into attacker tools, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

The IoT Defense team has a strong passion for security and has been involved in information security since its infancy. Sustained cutting edge research into the latest threats to provide you with the best protection for all your connected devices.

Founding team

Security industry veterans.


T.Roy is a veteran of the cyber-security industry where he has worked on commercial security products such as host intrusion prevention, network firewalls, behavioral anti-malware detection, document security and data leak prevention technologies. He has well as on the offensive side of security for the government and defense industry. He is the founder of CodeMachine, a services company that provides security research, development and training. At IoT Defense, T.Roy focuses on product direction and business development. T.Roy is also an adjunct professor at George Mason University where he teaches graduate courses in Computer Forensics.

S. Alan Carroll

During Alan's career in the information security industry he has led global engineering teams in mobile-based identity systems, architected unique cyber intelligence capabilities, and was lucky enough to have worked with some of the greatest pioneers in the industry in X-Force at Internet Security Systems (acq. by IBM) on network-based intrusion prevention and detection systems. More recently, Alan has executed multi-million dollar programs for the U.S. Government in R&D of mission-critical high-caliber specialized products. Alan lives in Northern Virginia with his beautiful wife and two amazing kids, and in his spare time coaches little league.

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