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Dragos Strengthens Leadership Team with Top Industry Experts

Growth Focused Additions to strategic leadership in Engineering and Finance

HANOVER, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dragos, Inc., provider of the industry’s most trusted industrial cybersecurity platform and services, announced today the additions of Steve Sturges, Vice President of Engineering and Darren Sankbeil, Vice President of Finance. These key leadership additions bring added expert industry knowledge and skills to the Dragos team and are responsible for charting its future financial and product engineering strategies.

Steve Sturges brings more than 20 years of engineering experience in network security to the Dragos team. Prior to joining Dragos, Steve was a Director of Engineering at Cisco, spending the past 14 years leading teams that developed Snort and Cisco’s Firepower products. Previously, Steve worked as a software engineer and manager with Sourcefire, Baltimore Technologies, GTE Internetworking, and Trusted Information Systems.

“I look forward to leading the Dragos engineering team and working with the top echelon of industrial cybersecurity professionals,” said Sturges. “Its team of extremely experienced, real-world ICS practitioners and engineers leverage cutting-edge technology in its platform. Their combination of experience and codified intelligence has never been seen before in industrial cybersecurity, which makes Dragos a unique and exciting team to work alongside.”

Dragos has also added financial depth to executive leadership with the addition of Darren Sankbeil who brings over 18 years of experience in investment banking and corporate finance advisory. Darren has helped a wide range of industrial technology and cybersecurity companies with private and public capital raising, M&A, strategic initiatives, and business plan development and evaluation. Previously, Darren worked as a senior investment banker at Citigroup, Banc of America, JMP Securities, and Teneo Capital.

“I am extremely excited to join the Dragos team and work alongside some of the best industrial infrastructure cybersecurity practitioners in the world. I look forward to supporting Dragos during its rapid expansion and reinforcing its mission of safeguarding civilization,” said Darren.

About Dragos
Dragos’ industrial cybersecurity platform delivers unprecedented visibility and prescriptive procedures to respond to adversaries in the industrial threat landscape. Dragos codifies intelligence and threat behavior analytics for effective ICS threat detection and response. Dragos offers ICS threat hunting and incident response services and Dragos ICS WorldView for weekly threat intelligence reports. Visit for more information.


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