Ron Fabela is a solutions architect for Dragos, Inc. In this capacity, he is responsible for ensuring the Dragos solutions meeting the ever-changing needs of the industry while performing threat hunting, incident response, risk assessment and malware analysis missions for the industrial community.
Before his role at Dragos, Inc. Ron Fabela was a Lead Penetration Tester for Industrial Control Systems at Lockheed Martin, performing hundreds of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and risk assessments against live production systems in the electric and oil & gas sectors. He and his team conducted effective and safe onsite assessments around the world with zero incidents or injuries. Ron has also led control system threat assessments that tied tactical vulnerability data, potential attack vectors with current threat actors in a way that brought context to the overload of vulnerability chaos. Starting his career as a computer network defender in the U.S. Air Force, Ron performed numerous cyber security missions for the Air Force Pentagon Communications Agency, Missile Defense Agency and NORAD.
Ron is an accomplished speaker in various venues including SANS, ICSJWG, S4 and others. Ron also is the founder of the East Chattanooga Maker Space, a tech center where high potential youth can learn STEM skills and have fun.