Sr. Manager - Cyber Security, Rackspace
Travis Mercier manages the Customer Security Operations Center (CSOC) for Rackspace Managed Security, overseeing day-to-day operations. He has over ten years of experience in cybersecurity operations and monitoring, incident response, cyber hunting, digital forensics and cyberthreat management.
Before joining Rackspace Managed Security, Travis performed large-scale build-outs of security operations centers (SOCs) and cyber-defense centers, handling incident response, malware and cyber hunting. He has also worked in digital forensics at CrowdStrike and Ernst & Young.
Travis has provided services to businesses in multiple industries, including IT, high tech, global media, finance, higher education, manufacturing, agriculture, food processing and healthcare. He holds bachelor’s degrees in information systems and infrastructure assurance from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE:
Led SOCs for two Fortune 100 organizations
Operated in five Fortune 100 SOCs
Led SOC response to high-profile breach at Fortune 200 company