Robert M. Lee is the CEO and Founder of Dragos Security LLC, a critical infrastructure cybersecurity company, where he pursues his passion for control system traffic analysis, incident response, and threat intelligence research.
Rob is a SANS Certified Instructor, the course author of SANS ICS515 - "Active Defense and Incident Response," and the co-author of SANS FOR578 - "Cyber Threat Intelligence." He is also a non-resident National Cyber Security Fellow at New America focusing on policy issues relating to the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure, and a PhD candidate at Kings College London. For his research and focus areas, he was named one of Passcode's Influencers and awarded EnergySec's 2015 Cyber Security Professional of the Year. Rob was also named to the 2016 class of Forbes "30 Under 30" for Enterprise Technology as one of "the brightest entrepreneurs, breakout talents, and change agents" in the sector.
Robert obtained his start in cybersecurity serving as a Cyber Warfare Operations Officer in the U.S. Air Force. He has performed defense, intelligence, and attack missions in various government organizations including the establishment of a first-of-its-kind ICS/SCADA cyber threat intelligence and intrusion analysis mission. Robert routinely writes articles in publications such as Control Engineering and the Christian Science Monitor's Passcode and speaks at conferences around the world. Lastly, Robert, is author of the book "SCADA and Me" and the weekly web-comic Little Bobby.
"Real-world practical insight and the technical skills and tools to create meaningful change."- Billy Glen, Pacific Gas & Electric
"Great teaching style - humor - keeps the atmosphere light."- Tim Sanguinett, NCPA
"Good pace, kept things moving, stayed enthusiastic the entire day."- Michael Nowatkowsk, Army Cyber Institute