Brandon Catalan

Brandon Catalan

Faculty Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Malicious code, digital forensics, cyber espionage, cyber threat intelligence, advanced incident response


  • B.A. in economics, Stonehill College
  • M.S. in national security and public safety, University of New Haven


Catalan has close to a decade’s worth of combined government and academic experience in the fields of digital forensics, cyber intelligence, network exploitation and information security. He has held technical leadership roles in the defense industrial base, where he provided counterintelligence support to focused cyber operations, and has also served with several agencies in the U.S. intelligence community on matters relating to surveillance and target acquisition, cyber exploitation, malicious code forensics and adversarial tactics, techniques and procedures. Catalan has been credited for his work on intelligence community assessments related to cyber threats and has presented at a variety of Department of Defense and commercial conference symposiums. He holds various certifications, including the Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).