Director, Global Red Team at GE
Mr. David Bell is currently the Director of GE’s Global Red Team, which is responsible for testing the security of GE businesses across the industry and around the world. Prior to GE, Mr. Bell was a Deputy Director for a Department of Defense Red Team, and held other various roles during his ten-year tenure. As a Federal Government Civilian his prior roles have included Data Security Analyst, Data Center Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, Network Security Analyst, and Systems Engineer. His functional activities included leading, planning, and participating in numerous Joint Forces and Multinational Red Team global operations.
Mr. Bell has extensive background knowledge and experience in supporting both public and private organizations in leading global physical and data security strategy and assessments. Such work includes the review of IT cyber policy and processes, purposeful penetration testing and vulnerability attacks of wired and wireless networks, data centers, infrastructure, and equipment culminating in reports of performance and recommended improvements. Mr. Bell is former military, serving mostly in the Intelligence and Special Projects communities. He holds a degree in Business Administration as well as numerous Information Security certifications.