Brian Linder is an Emerging Threats Expert and Evangelist in Check Point’s Office of the CTO. 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 has held multiple Security Engineering, Evangelist and Account Executive roles over his 16-year stint at Check Point, keynoted at Cyber events nationally in 2020, hosted CyberTalk Keynotes at Check Point’s national CPX events, and has appeared on CNBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, and NPR for Check Point. Brian holds a B.S. in computer science from Drexel University and an M.S. in Information Science from the Pennsylvania State University.