Vigilant Ops Wins Cybersecurity Challenge

Ken Zalevsky


Avid Pittsburgh boater, father of three daughters and one dogter. Dairy-free, fitness enthusiast with a rope jumping addiction.

Ken is the Chief Executive Officer at Vigilant Ops and a passionate advocate for the application of advanced technology to improve cybersecurity across all industries. 

He has collaborated with the United States Food and Drug Administration, US Department of Homeland Security, and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on various cybersecurity initiatives, including cyber simulation exercises, industry guidance documents, and most recently, SBOM initiatives. 

Ken has been a featured speaker at numerous cybersecurity conferences over the years and actively participates on various cybersecurity industry working groups. He has authored numerous cybersecurity whitepapers, blogs, magazine articles, and his work has been published in various industry journals, where he has advised medical device manufacturers on cybersecurity best practices and coached hospitals as they continually struggle with record numbers of breaches.

Ken is a certified CyberSecurity Leader from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University and earned an undergraduate degree in Applied Math and a graduate degree in Business Management, both from Carnegie Mellon University. Ken also attended the Executive Education program at Harvard Business School.