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Thought Leaders

At LP3, we help organizations achieve their goals in the field of cyber security.
That requires access to top industry thinkers, new information and trusted research.
Here’s our list of thought leaders who continually share a wealth of experience across a range of verticals, topics, and issues that organizations face in today’s cyber security world.

Scott Lawler

Chairman | CEO

Scott Lawler is the Chairman/CEO at LP3. He leads a cyber security team that oversees security compliance for the DoD and Intelligence communities. During his Air Force career he help stand up the JTF-GNO which became part of USCYBERCOM.

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Bob Gourley

Partner | Co-Founder

Bob Gourley is a partner/co-founder at Cognitio, a D.C.-based strategy firm serving the Intelligence community. He is also the publisher of the Daily Threat Brief and author of the bestselling book “The Cyber Threat.”

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Dan Waddell

Senior Vice President

Dan is a SVP at Zeneth Technology Partners with experience in infotech and cybersecurity. He’s been the chair of numerous cybersecurity boards and councils, guest speaker on NBC on cybersecurity and a Fellow at ICIT.

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Chuck Brooks

VP of Government Relations

As an expert in CyberTech Government Relations, Chuck helped stand up the Office of Legislative Affairs at the US Department of Homeland Security and served as first Director of Legislative Affairs at the DHS Science & Technology.

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Chris Wysopal

Chief Technology Officer

Chris Wysopal is the CTO of Veracode and member of the Black Hat Review Board, comprised of 21 thought leaders in infosec. He tweets about new research and emerging threats.

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Jay Jacobs

Senior Data Scientist

Jay Jacobs is the Vice President of the Society of Information Risk Analysts (SIRA), a data analyst for Verizon and Senior Data Scientist at BitSight. He runs a popular podcast and blog.

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Avivah Litan

Vice President | Distinguished Analyst

Avivah Litan is an MIT grad with over 30 years of experience in the IT industry, currently a VP at Gartner Research. As a popular blogger, Litan has set herself apart as a cybersecurity and fraud expert.

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Richard Bejtlich

Cheif Security Strategist

Richard Bejtlich is a former military intelligence officer and now Chief Security Strategist at Fireeye, a cybersecurity and malware protection company. He recently authored “The Practice of Network Security Monitoring: Understanding Incident Detection Response” and blogs regularly.

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Allison Miller

Security & Privacy Project Manager

Allison Miller leads security mitigation at Google, president of the board of directors at SIRA and a board member at ISC2. Allison Miller’s research in anti-fraud/anti-abuse automation place her at the forefront of the cybersecurity.

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Andy Ellis

Chief Security Strategist

Andy Ellis is the Chief Security Officer at Akamai. He leads the security team and oversees security compliance at the organization. His blog and Twitter feed are great sources of cybersecurity insights.

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Marc Goodman

Chief Security Strategist

Marc Goodman is a blogger, speaker, advisor, and best-selling author of “Future Crimes: Everything is Connected, Everyone is Vulnerable, and What We Can Do About It.” His tweets and retweets focus on the “disruptive impact of advancing technologies on security, business, and international affairs”.

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Brian Krebs

Author | Journalist

Brian Krebs is an author, journalist, and blogger and reporter at the Washington Post. His “KrebsonSecurity,” is a well-known blog focusing on internet security, privacy, and cybercrime. He authored the New York Times’ best-seller “Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime—from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door.”

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Alex Hutton

Information Security & Risk Leader

Alex Hutton is an Information Security & Risk Leader at Zions National Bank. He is also Vice President of the InfoSec Institute, a founding member of the Society of Information Risk Analysts (SIRA) and a board member for the BSides security conference.

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Bob Rudis

Security Data Scientist

Bob Rudis has over 20 years of experience using data to help defend global Fortune 100 companies. Author, blogger, podcaster, Bob is currently a Security Data Scientist at Verizon with expertise in the cybersecurity.

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