Senior Information Security Researcher
Ryan is a senior information security researcher working in the Secureworks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) Special Operations team. Ryan is in a cross-functional role supporting threat hunting and incident response operations with bespoke automation, data analysis, and threat research. Ryan joined Secureworks in 2012 as a consultant on the Secureworks Incident Response team where he led complex intrusion investigations, including novel cyber-attacks from hostile state actors.
Ryan is the author and instructor of several courses designed to train, advise, and assist analysts through advanced technical skill development. He is an avid Pythonista and the lead developer of a Jupyter-based playbook automation platform.
Ryan has a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and a graduate certificate in Digital Forensics from the University of Rhode Island.