Brian Linder

Emerging Threats Expert and Evangelist, Office of the CTO
Check Point

Brian Linder is an Emerging Threats Expert and Evangelist in Check Point’s Office of the CTO, specializing in the Modern Secured Workforce.  Brian has appeared multiple times on CNBC, Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS, and NPR radio, and hosts Check Point’s CoffeeTalk Podcast and Weaponizers Underground, and has teamed on keynote CyberTalks at Check Point’s CPX360 events.  For 20+ years, Brian has been an advisor at the C-level to firms big and small in financial, legal and telecommunications, on next generation cybersecurity solutions and strategies for cloud, mobile, and network.   Brian holds a B.S. in computer science from Drexel University and an M.S. in Information Science from the Pennsylvania State University.  (Optional Bumper – skip or use):  In his spare time, Brian competes in Ironman 70.3 triathlons and a host of other multisport events, and is grateful to be raising beautiful twin teenage daughters, which is no doubt his most challenging race of all!  Brian’s energy and engaging presentation style and energy keeps audiences on thier toes!