Jack Danahy

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Jack Danahy is Senior Vice President, Business Development and Chief Evangelist at Alert Logic, where he applies nearly 30 years of security experience to the advancement of managed detection and response (MDR).

He is an innovative security leader with proven success creating, delivering, and evangelizing new security approaches. He has founded three successful security companies, most recently the endpoint and behavioral analytics firm Barkly, acquired by Alert Logic in 2019. In 1999, Jack founded Qiave Technologies (acquired by WatchGuard Technologies in 2000) and in 2003, he started application security pioneer Ounce Labs (acquired by IBM in 2009).

At IBM, Danahy was Director for Advanced Security, and also led the delivery of security services for IBM across North America. Jack holds a dozen security patents and is a frequent writer and speaker on a wide range of security topics. He is a member of the Forbes Technology Council, a distinguished fellow of the Ponemon Institute, and a Computerworld Honors Laureate.