Evan Gaustad

Sr. Manager CSIRT, Target Corporation

Evan Gaustad manages a threat detection team at the Target Corporation's Cyber Fusion Center (CFC). In the CFC Gaustad and his team analyze threat intelligence, build detection in a variety of SIEM tools, and develop innovative custom detection tools and infrastructure. He has over a decade of experience in security working in various roles from system security engineering to penetration testing in defense, banking, and retail industries. He is currently in the Georgia Tech OMSCS master’s program for machine learning and holds an M.S. in information security technology from Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA from St. Thomas University, and a B.S. in computer science from the University of Minnesota.