Ben Opel is a Director for Customer Success at AttackIQ, where he helps customers enhance their cybersecurity capabilities to achieve their security objectives; he is also an instructor at AttackIQ Academy. A former officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, Ben led, trained, and integrated Marines in defensive cyberspace operations in support of U.S. national security objectives. As one of the first US Marine Corps Cyberspace Operations Officers, he steered the initial development of the U.S. Marine Corps' cyberdefense doctrine, held founding roles in U.S. national and Special Operations cyberspace defense organizations, and drove organizational and technical change across the U.S. Marine Corps. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.