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Lesley Carhart

Director of Incident Response

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  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
  • GIAC Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN)

Lesley Carhart is the Director of Incident Response for North America at the industrial cybersecurity company Dragos, Inc., leading response to and proactively hunting for threats in customers’ ICS environments.

Prior to joining Dragos, Lesley was the incident response team lead at Motorola Solutions. Following four years as a Principal Incident Responder for Dragos, Lesley now manages a team of incident response and digital forensics professionals across North America who perform investigations of commodity, targeted, and insider threat cases in industrial networks. Lesley is also a certified instructor and curriculum developer for Dragos’ incident response and threat hunting courses.

Lesley is honored to be retired from the United States Air Force Reserves, and to have received recognition such as “DEF CON Hacker of the Year”, “SANS Difference Maker”, and “Power Player” from SC Magazine.

You may find Lesley organizing resumé and interview clinics at several cybersecurity conferences, lecturing, and blogging and tweeting prolifically about cybersecurity. When not working, Lesley enjoys being a youth martial arts instructor.


  • Bachelor of Science, Network Technologies, DePaul University
  • Associates of Applied Science, Electronic Systems, Community College of the Air Force
  • Associate of Applied Science, Avionics Systems, Community College of the Air Force

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