Gregg Garrett: Digital Defenders – 7 Major Cybersecurity Leaders


September 17, 2023

Digital innovations headed by cybersecurity leaders have transformed how organizations approach their work, cater to different requirements, and deploy mission-critical solutions. On the flip side, cyber threats and vulnerabilities loom to devastate applications, corrupt crucial data, and disable even the most secure digital networks.
At the vanguard of the digital realm are cybersecurity visionaries. These visionaries apply their comprehensive knowledge and expertise to strengthen digital barricades and combat all sorts of risks and dangers. Below are the cybersecurity leaders playing seminal roles in both the private and the government contracting realms.

Gregory “Gregg” Garrett is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity solutions. He held different executive leadership positions at the ESI Group, Lucent Technologies, Navigant, Blue the Canopy Group, and the Bowhead Family of Companies, He acquired relevant competencies in systems engineering, profits and loss (P&L), risk management, supply chain management, and strategic business planning.

Assuming the role of Vice President of Cybersecurity at Peraton in January 2020, Garrett worked to oversee the company’s $3 billion dollar portfolio in cybersecurity capabilities, solutions, and products. He has more than 3,000 cybersecurity professionals under his leadership.

These experts are actively involved in the company’s Cybersecurity Community of Practice division, Cyber Independent Research and Development (IRAD) projects, and cyber technology collaborations with other leading IT companies.

For his dedication and passion for protecting the cyber domain, Garrett bagged the 2023 Cyber Defenders Awards by MeriTalk. Tom Afferton, President of Peraton’s Cyber Missions sector, highlighted that Garrett has been pivotal to the sector’s efforts in implementing class-leading cyber missions across various defense, intelligence, and civilian initiatives.

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