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Chief Security Officer at ShiftState & Veteran FBI Agent
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Andre McGregor is co-founder of ShiftState, a cybersecurity firm focused on applying effective enterprise security practices to organizations looking for a new perspective on managing risk. He possesses deep knowledge of cybercriminal and cyber-counter intelligence techniques used to attack computer networks and infrastructure.

Andre serves as the Chief Security Officer for Namely Inc and was Head of IT Security at Tanium.

Most notably, Andre served as an FBI Cyber Special Agent in New York City working threats against nation-states and cybercriminals, before being promoted to Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters.

Before entering the FBI Academy at Quantico in 2009, Andre earned his degree from Brown University, and started his career at Goldman Sachs and Cardinal Health. He is on the Board of Directors for the Space ISAC and the National Cybersecurity Center. Additionally, Andre was the technical consultant for the NBCUniversal show Mr. Robot.

Articles by Andre McGregor
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Inside the Ransomware Campaigns Targeting Exchange Servers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/2/2021
Commentary
Beyond MITRE ATT&CK: The Case for a New Cyber Kill Chain
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia,  3/30/2021
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