Sherrod DeGrippo
Sr. Director, Threat Research and Detection
Biographical Info
Sherrod DeGrippo is the Sr. Director of Threat Research and Detection for Proofpoint, Inc. She leads a worldwide malware research team to advance Proofpoint threat intelligence and keep organizations safe from cyberattacks. With more than 15 years of information security experience, Sherrod successfully directs her 24/7 team to investigate advanced threats, release multiple daily security updates and create scalable threat intelligence solutions that integrate directly into Proofpoint products. My interests and strengths lie in information security and start up environments. I have a strong information security technical consulting background as well as pre- and post- sales experience for large enterprise MSSP providers. My entrepreneurial experience has been in a successful business for over 8 years. Further, I was selected for and completed the Kauffman Foundation's FastTrac program for startup entrepreneurs. I've been a travel/remote employee and consultant for several years. Fortunately, I've condensed working from home and travelling down to a finely balanced science. I've previously held a Top Secret or "Q"​ clearance and would be comfortable holding a federal government clearance again. My professional certifications and related training include: *National Security Agency's INFOSEC Assessment Methodology (IAM Certification) *SANS Track 508: System Forensics, Investigation and Response *SANS Track 504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling *DOE Counter-Intelligence Threats to Information Technology *Intermediate Penetration Testing with New Horizon *Snort SourceFire training *HP Webinspect web application assessment training *FCC Licensed Amateur Radio operator since 1993 (Callsign KD4RBD) *FAR Federal Acquisition Requirements for federal contractors *General Assembly, Atlanta - Social Media 101 *General Assembly, Atlanta - Intro to Content Strategy *General Assembly, Atlanta - Into to SEO *General Assembly, Atlanta - Brand in a Day *General Assembly, Atlanta - Google Analytics 101 Western Michigan University, Kauffman Foundation 05/2010 Graduate of FastTrac Entrepreneurial Program