Vice President of Threat Operations
Ben leads Dragos’ team of analysts in performing active defense, threat hunting, incident response, and malware analysis missions for the industrial community inside of ICS/SCADA networks.
Previously the Associate Director, Electricity Information Sharing & Analysis Center (Electricity ISAC), Ben led cyber analysis for the sector. He and his team focused on leading-edge cyber activities as they relate to the North American bulk electric system. Ben has been recognized as instrumental in building new capabilities in information sharing and analytics at the E-ISAC. Prior to that, Ben built and led a team focused on Network Security Monitoring, forensics, and incident response at a Fortune 150 energy firm. His team received numerous accolades from industry and law enforcement. Ben also implemented a CIP project with various enterprise-wide mitigation programs.
Ben has over 18 years’ experience and currently holds the CISSP and GIAC GREM certifications. He served as a member of the NERC Cyber Attack Task Force, a panel member of the NBISE Advanced Defender panel, and adviser on CI Advanced Defender Training program.