About the Speaker
  • speaker photo
    Rhett Saunders
    Director of Cybersecurity & Compliance, Focus on the Family

    Before coming to Focus on the Family, Rhett served the Federal Reserve, and while there, led regular Enterprise Risk Management discussions between the Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury with a focus on cybersecurity. He is a former NSA cryptoanalyst and a U.S. Army veteran, having served multiple joint intelligence communities, both foreign and domestic government agencies in international locations.

    Rhett is a public speaker on the topic of privacy and identity theft prevention. He lectures on cybersecurity and cryptography topics at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) and Flatiron School. He also serves on the SecureWorld Advisory Council. Rhett earned a Master of Business Administration from LeTourneau University and holds the CISSP credential.