July 12, 2024

Kurt Gaudette onboarded as VP of Global Threat Intelligence at Dragos

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Kurt Gaudette VP of Global Threat Intelligence at Dragos

Dragos Inc., a global leader in cybersecurity for industrial controls systems (ICS)/operational technology (OT) environments, recently announced it has appointed Kurt Gaudette as Vice President (VP) of Global Threat Intelligence.

Industry sources added that Gaudette brings more than 30 years of operational and technical intelligence experience to Dragos and will lead the company’s world-class team of adversary hunters, threat analysts, research engineers, and analytic developers to discover, track, and disrupt threats to industrial control systems across the globe. 

Robert M. Lee, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Dragos, Inc

“Kurt is a renowned threat intelligence and access expert with unrivaled experience building and leading global enterprise teams,” stated Robert M. Lee, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Dragos, Inc. “Kurt is first and foremost a leader with vision and initiative. Couple that with his keen understanding of the threat landscape worldwide and you have an executive who will help drive innovative ways to stay ahead of sophisticated and quickly evolving industrial cybersecurity threats.”  

After transitioning from the military, Gaudette served as part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Senior Executive Service (SES), leading large enterprise-level organizations focused on the collection and analysis of foreign intelligence ranging from space and weapons, to industrial control systems and emerging disruptive technologies. He has led globally distributed teams and organizations of up to 4,000 personnel, and executed budgets over $1B. 

Kurt previously served as a senior officer in the U.S. military, twice commanding major organizations running large-scale intelligence collection operations overseas. He also served as the Director of Intelligence/CJ2 for a large combined joint interagency task force in Afghanistan. 

“I was drawn to Dragos by its clear, defined and meaningful mission, its ethos, and its exceptional people. It’s a privilege to be part of this team,” said Gaudette. “I’m excited to get started and to help contribute to the safety and well-being of the industrial community and to the populations who are so dependent upon these basic and essential services like food, water, light and fuel.”

Press Release received on Mail

For more information regarding Dragos please read the articles on: Dragos unveils the 6th edition of annual ICS/OT Cybersecurity Year in Review Report

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