Brad LaPorte is a former top-rated Gartner Research Analyst for cybersecurity, veteran US Cyber Intelligence, and product leader at Dell, IBM, and several startups. He is credited with creating the first-ever Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service in 2014 and creating the Attack Surface Management category at Gartner. He has spent most of his career on the frontlines fighting cyber criminals and advising top C-level Executives as well as other thought leaders on how to be as efficient and effective as possible. Brad is a noted keynote speaker and strategic advisor for several leading cybersecurity solution providers. He has his MBA from Ithaca College and holds several industry leading professional certifications in cybersecurity and information technology. Brad’s passion in life is to help others no matter what the challenge.