Gabriel Lawrence has been working in different disciplines across the computer industry for a little more than 25 years. In that time, he's been a system administrator, software developer, entrepreneur, and cybersecurity professional. He has worked for startups, large corporations, and a major university. He founded a company that worked to pioneer web application security and worked with Chris Frohoff on explaining and popularizing an entire class of vulnerabilities related to deserialization — which is now recognized as A8 in the OWASP Top 10. Currently, He is the Vice President, Information Security Cyber Protection at Toyota Motors North America where he runs a team focusing on the technical aspects of cybersecurity. He is supported by two daughters and a wife, but is undermined by two cats.