Andre McGregor

Director of Security, Tanium
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Andre McGregor

Director of Security, Tanium

Biography

Andre McGregor is Tanium’s Director of Security responsible for the cyber security protection of Tanium systems and networks. He possesses deep knowledge of cyber-criminal and cyber-counter intelligence techniques used to attack computer networks and infrastructure.

Prior to joining Tanium, Andre served as a technically-trained FBI Cyber Special Agent in New York City before being promoted to Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters in Washington DC.  In his role at the FBI, Andre formed FBI New York’s first cyber national security squad focused on nation-state intrusions from China, Russia, and Iran while later supervising a squad dedicated to cyber terrorism. As a field agent, Andre led numerous large-scale computer intrusions ranging financial crimes to critical infrastructure protection and served for four years as the FBI Cyber Representative to the United Nations in charge of all UN-related cyber incidents and cases across the FBI. Additionally, Andre acted as one of the FBI Cyber technical liaisons to DHS Cyber in Washington DC where he coordinated all FBI Cyber efforts for US-CERT and ICS-CERT.

Before entering the FBI Academy at Quantico in 2009, Andre studied computer science and politics at Brown University. He started his professional career as an engineer at Goldman Sachs and later transitioned to IT Director at Advogent Group (formally Cardinal Health) where he was in charge of all network infrastructure, servers, workstations, user support, information security, IT staffing and technology budget across five states.

Andre is a US Government certified incident responder who holds certifications as an Ethical Hacker, Penetration Tester, Malware Reverse Engineer, Digital Forensic Examiner and CISSP/GISP. Additionally, he is on the Board of Directors for the State of Colorado National Cybersecurity Center. In his free time, Andre is the FBI and technical consultant for the TV show Mr. Robot.

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