Brian Klenke is a cybersecurity leader with 20 years of experience driving cybersecurity solutions for the government and private sector. He serves as our chief information security officer (CISO) and leads the information security team, which is responsible for protecting information and ensuring the resiliency of technology assets critical to the firm and our government and commercial clients.
Before taking the CISO role, Brian was a leader with the managed threat services team, delivering managed cyber fusion center capabilities to commercial clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Brian was a co-founder and vice president of services for Morphick Inc, a Gartner-recognized managed detection and response firm. He also worked for Lockheed Martin CIRT as a senior cyber intelligence analyst and for General Electric's aviation, energy, and transportation businesses where he was instrumental in building the counter-Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) program.
Brian has been a leading contributor to the counter-APT community within the defense industrial base, organizing and leading cyber intelligence sharing events between major defense contractors and the U.S. intelligence community, including the Department of Defense, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Air Force, and the Navy Criminal Investigation Service.
Brian has presented on counter-APT techniques and initiatives to the chief information officer of the Pentagon, the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center, and defense industry groups. In addition, he has participated in meetings with senior cyber policymakers at the White House and Department of State.
Brian holds a B.F.A from the University of Cincinnati and an M.S. in information assurance from Capitol Technology University.