Dan Taylor

Dan Taylor

Incident Response Team Lead, Detection and Response Team, Cybersecurity Solutions Group – Microsoft

As an Incident Response team lead, Dan deploys directly to locations worldwide to guide and assist Microsoft Enterprise customers that have been affected by a large-scale cybersecurity incident. Since joining the Incident Response team in 2013, Dan has lead 50+ commercial and public-sector incident investigations worldwide. Dan and his team excel at advising C-level executives through major network breaches and intellectual property loss. Dan joined Microsoft 11 years ago as a Field Engineer, rapidly deploying to customer locations to assist in infrastructure issues. Before joining the IR team, Dan supported several Military Intelligence and Special Operational customers as a Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer. Prior to joining Microsoft, Dan spent 8 years as a US Marine, several years at an internet startup, and most recently 7 years as the Operations Chief of the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) supporting the Presidential Travel Mission worldwide. Dan is 1 of the less than 100 Microsoft Certified Masters in Active Directory in the world.

When he’s not travelling around the world to assist Microsoft customers, he resides just outside of Washington, DC and enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 children (3 boys, 2 girls). Dan is an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoys competing in several marathons and triathlons per year.

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