Chief Research Officer, Belden
David Meltzer, Belden/Tripwire's chief research officer, has spent the last two decades protecting organizations from the world's most sophisticated cyber attackers. A security entrepreneur and developer, he founded two of the industry's first security vulnerability research groups, Cambia Security and Soncity. Meltzer speaks at industry events on threat intelligence and Industrial Internet of Things topics, and received the Shaping Info Security award in 2006. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Ryan Brichant is vice president and CTO of FireEye, responsible for Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Control System (ICS) Security, and Global Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP). His 18 years of ICS experience helps customers from around the world better address today's evolving threat landscape. Brichant earned a Bachelor of Science in Management, Computer Information Systems, from Park University, MO. He holds a Master of Science in Cyber Security from the University of Dallas, TX.
Critical Infrastructure Lead Analyst
Sean McBride has pioneered the multidisciplinary field of threat intelligence for industrial environments. In 2006 at the Idaho National Laboratory he instituted the vulnerability analysis and situational awareness reporting elements foundational to the Department of Homeland Security Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (DHS ICS-CERT).
In 2009 he co-founded Critical Intelligence to help organizations that own and operate electric generating stations, oil refineries, and water plants understand threats to the industrial processes they operate. His company was acquired by iSIGHT Partners in 2015 and iSight Intelligence was later acquired in 2016 by FireEye.
For more than 100 years, customers who have required unsurpassed performance and durability for signal transmission have counted on the Belden brand. In the 20th century, that trust was built on high-performance wire and cable products.
Today, Belden designs, manufactures and sells a comprehensive portfolio of cable, connectivity and networking products for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications.