Ryan Marcotte Cobb is a principal information security researcher in the Secureworks Counter Threat Unit (CTU). Ryan serves in a cross-functional role supporting purple team, threat hunting, and incident response operations. Ryan joined Secureworks in 2012 as a consultant on the Secureworks Incident Response team, where he led complex intrusion investigations, including novel cyberattacks from hostile state actors. He has a B.A. in Philosophy and a Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics from the University of Rhode Island.