Andrew Leeth MSBA Senior Product Security Engineer, Salesforce
Mr. Andrew O. Leeth first became interested in security while working in high school as a system administrator for a Novell network. This sparked his curiosity to take a Cisco networking certification and inspired his career path. As an undergraduate at Indiana University, Andrew earned his Bachelors of Science in Informatics with a Cybersecurity minor His course work centered around secure protocols, policy, computer science, society, and ethics. Following his undergraduate studies, Mr. Leeth received his Masters of Science in Business Analytics at William & Mary. This degree focused on the big data revolution, predicting future data, and teasing out analytical trends using techniques such as Machine Learning, Neural Networks, and Statistical Analysis. Andrew is currently pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy in Informatics with a Security focus at Indiana University, where his research is centered on vulnerability analysis, patch lag, and risk management.
Mr. Leeth has worked several years in industry starting as a Senior Security and Privacy Consultant at Crowe Horwath. As a consultant, Mr. Leeth provided security services to a variety of businesses both large and small, and across many industry verticals. he helped many of these companies assess and manage the security risks involved with cloud vendors, such as performing penetration testing of their own networks including Social Engineering. While consulting, he reviewed the security of hundreds of cloud providers from larger providers, like Amazon and Microsoft, to small start-up companies. His current role is at Salesforce as a Senior Product Security Engineer. His responsibilities include application security, penetration testing, threat modeling, remediation, defense protections, and security guidance to development teams throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Mr. Leeth holds various certifications including the CISSP, CSSLP, CEH, GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, GMOB, and many others.