Hayden is a cyber and security professional with over 15 years of experience. From his work at the US department of Defense as a Special Agent in Cyber Investigations to a Senior Forensic Investigator for the National Nuclear Security Administration his experience transitions from government agencies to the private sector. Las Vegas is lucky to be the place where Hayden calls home now working for Verizon as a Senior Manager of the Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center. This area of Verizon is an independent research department that conducts industry research and publishes a variety of industry reports around Cyber Security, Risk and PCI Compliance. He holds a Masters Degree in Digital Forensics and a Masters of Arts. In his spare time he volunteers with ITWorks and is a board member of the Southern Nevada Cybersecurity Alliance.