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Brian Engle

Cyber Defenses
CISO & Managing Director of Advisory Services
Brian Engle is the Chief Information Security Officer & Managing Director of Advisory Services for CyberDefenses. Brian heads up the internal cybersecurity program for CyberDefenses while leading the consulting group that provides their dynamic and growing client base with strategic advisory services, information security program assessment, and cybersecurity program maturity evolution.

Prior to joining CyberDefenses, Brian was an independent cybersecurity consultant and founder of Riskceptional Strategies. Other roles included the Executive Director of the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), the home of the Retail Industry Information Sharing and Analysis Center. Additionally, Brian served as CISO and Cybersecurity Coordinator for the State of Texas, CISO for Texas Health and Human Services Commission, CISO for Temple-Inland, Manager of Information Security Assurance for Guaranty Bank, and Senior Information Security Analyst for Silicon Laboratories.

Brian has been a professional within Information Security and Information Technology for over 25 years, is a member and leader in numerous industry groups and associations, and holds CISSP and CISA certifications.