Adam Robbie  

Palo Alto Networks

Adam is the Head of OT Security Research at Palo Alto Networks since 2022 with over 10 years of experience in both OT and IT industries. Publisher and author with SANS, IEEE, and other journals and conferences. His ambition is about contributing to secure our critical infrastructure, search for recent vulnerabilities, develop best practices and lead new initiatives. Adam has a Bachelor and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. Additionally, he obtained advanced certifications including the Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID) certifications.

In addition to his technical expertise, He has a strong background in leadership and education. As an Adjunct Professor, he has  been teaching cybersecurity bootcamp at The George Washington University, University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin, and other universities. Through these roles, he has  successfully mentored and guided students, encouraging them to excel in the field of cybersecurity. Additionally he served as an advisor for developing cybersecurity curriculum across different universities.

During his tenure as a Senior Cyber Security Consultant at Deloitte, he gained extensive experience in performing ICS/IoT penetration testing, threat hunting, risk assessment, and vulnerability research. Furthermore, he has  actively contributed to enhancing detection systems through advanced research and creation of security use cases.