Brian A. Engle, CISSP, CISA
Founder and CEO, Riskceptional Strategies
Brian Engle is the Founder and CEO of Riskceptional Strategies, focused on enabling the development of successful strategies for risk-based cybersecurity programs. In addition to consulting independently, Engle is also currently teamed up with CyberDefenses, a cybersecurity service provider of Fractional CISO services with strategic advisory services, information security program assessment, and cybersecurity program maturity evolution. Prior to founding Riskceptional, he was the Executive Director of the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), the nonprofit organization established to support the retail and commercial services industries as the Information Sharing and Analysis Center for the retail industry, providing leadership of the organization from its inception to a sustained successful organization enabling cybersecurity threat sharing. His earlier experience includes serving 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.