GCIH, GMON, GNFA, GCED, GSEC, SSCP, CySA | M.S.
Senior Tactical Threat Analyst at Fortinet and Vice-President of Pacific Hackers Association. He started his career in IT and spent over a decade in IT operations before transitioning to cybersecurity. A Blue teamer by heart, Marco has spent the last six years specializing in defending organizations and building and implementing modern Security Operations. Marco is also a co-founder of the non-profit Pacific Hackers Association (PHA). Through the PHA, he personally mentors and advocates for veterans and underrepresented communities to help them find non-traditional paths into the cybersecurity industry. He served in the United States Air Force and deployed as part of “Operation Enduring Freedom.” He holds a Master’s in Cybersecurity and a Bachelor’s in Information Systems.