A View from the Front Lines of Cyber Security
As one of the foremost experts in cyber security, Kevin Mandia will
discuss today’s threat environment and its impact on enterprises and
agencies around the world. He will also share insight into the threat
actors, tactics and trends that are likely to play an integral role in
the landscape of cyber security in the years to come.
Kevin Mandia | CEO and Board Director | FireEye
Kevin has been FireEye CEO since June 2016 and a member of the
FireEye Board of Directors since February 2016. He previously served
as FireEye President, from February 2015 until his appointment as CEO.
Kevin joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating
Officer in December 2013, when FireEye acquired Mandiant, the company
he founded in 2004.
As CEO of Mandiant, Kevin grew the company to nearly 500 employees
and more than $100 million in revenue. Widely recognized as the
leading provider of security incident management products and services
prior to the acquisition, Mandiant remains the core of the highly
successful FireEye consulting business.
Kevin has spent more than 20 years in information security and has
been on the front lines helping organizations respond to computer
security breaches. Before Mandiant, he was the Director of Computer
Forensics at Foundstone (acquired by McAfee Corporation) from 2000 to
2003, and he was the Director of Information Security for Sytex (later
acquired by Lockheed Martin) from 1998 to 2000. Kevin was also a
United States Air Force Officer, serving as a computer security
officer in the 7th Communications Group at the Pentagon, and a special
agent in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). He
holds a B.S. in computer science from Lafayette College and a M.S. in
forensic science from The George Washington University.