How Matt Dobbs Solves the Cybersecurity Puzzle

Can you remember the moment when you heard your calling to cybersecurity? Matt Dobbs, chief integration architect at IBM’s X-Force Threat Intelligence and Integration Lab in Atlanta, GA, can.

He was working as an IT consultant in the early 2000s, following a brief stint as a Java developer in a “dot-bomb,” when one of his customers called for help. Turned out that their server — the main server for the company — had been used to build a torrent site; the perpetrator had filled up the hard drives and was maxing out bandwidth. Working to clean it up and get the customer operational again was enough for Matt — one taste of the security world was all he needed.

He focused his efforts on cybersecurity consulting until a role opened up at Internet Security Systems. He grabbed it with both hands, eventually ending up at IBM through an acquisition.

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