Josh Hankins has over 25 years of experience within the IT field. From the mid ’90s to 2006, he worked as a network engineer and held the CCNP certification for 20 years. Since 2006, he worked in various roles within the cybersecurity profession, such as security architect, analyst, engineer and incident handler. These roles spanned businesses ranging from a Fortune 500 financial institution, a credit card processor and a global consulting company. During his tenure as a security leader, Josh successfully built and matured several cyber security programs such as: Vulnerability Management, DevSecOps, Incident Response and Cyber Risk Metrics. Before joining Qualys, he served nine years as the Director of Security and Incident Response working for a data analytics subsidiary for the fifth-largest retailer in the world. Josh holds many industry certifications (such as CISSP) and is a member of his local InfraGard chapter. Josh volunteers his time by mentoring others and serving on the cyber security board for Northern Kentucky University.