John Burns

Senior Operations Analyst

John Burns is a Senior Operations Analyst for the Dragos Threat Operations Center, where he utilizes a background in control systems engineering and cyber security to perform threat hunting and IR services for ICS Networks.

Prior to joining Dragos, John worked at Shell Pipeline as a Senior Technical Analyst for 6 years, where he was responsible for the administration and maintenance of the SCADA system domains and systems at the Control Center. He was also responsible for ensuring the security of those systems by performing security audits to check for vulnerabilities.

John previously spent 8 years working for systems integrators performing a variety of control systems engineering tasks, such as programming PLCs and HMIs for SCADA systems, across multiple industries including oil and gas, water treatment, water wastewater, food and beverage, chemical, and manufacturing.