Brandon is the lead cyber crime researcher for Google Cloud’s research team, Uppercase. He is responsible for identification, tracking, and countermeasures for all financially motivated threat actors: from targeted to commodity. He is also responsible for strategic level advisory on policies to thwart cyber crime. He is a former SOC Analyst and founding member of multiple Incident Handler, Incident Response, and Threat Research Organizations. Brandon has been a speaker and teacher at multiple international conferences and other, invite only, blue team events and published multiple threat focused publications. Prior to Google (Chronicle) he was a founding member of threat organizations at Salesforce.com and Palo Alto Networks.