About the Speaker
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    John Bryant, CISSP
    Cybersecurity Advisor, Region 7 (IA,KS,MO,NE), CISA

    Mr. John Bryant serves as a Cybersecurity Advisor for Region 7 (IA, KS, MO and NE) for the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Integrated Operations Division. Based in Kansas City, Missouri he supports the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) mission of partnering with industry and government to understand and manage risk, strengthening the security and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure. He is lead in Region 7 for DHS/CISA’s K12 cybersecurity working group. Mr. Bryant provides Cybersecurity resource briefings, Cybersecurity assessments, and Incident Response planning to the nation’s sixteen critical infrastructure sectors and state, local, tribal, and territorial government entities.

    Mr. Bryant was the Army University CIO before joining CISA. He holds a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Organizational Development and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology from Upper Iowa University. He is a member of ISC2 and is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) in good standing for the past 10 years.