Bryan is Vice President in Stroz Friedberg’s Seattle office, where he directs engagements involving cybercrime and data breach response, information security, digital forensics intellectual property protection, and electronic discovery. 


Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Bryan served as the first Director of Intelligence for the Digital Crimes Unit within the Microsoft Cyber Crime Center.

Bryan. He was also the security strategy lead for an artificial intelligence start up in Seattle. He has more than 25 years of experience in computer forensics, counterterrorism, and intelligence leadership roles. Bryan is an international keynote speaker, adjunct professor, and board advisor.

He created the first Cyber Counterintelligence program for the US Navy at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in 1994.

He was in charge of innovation for the entire US watchlisting system as the Chief of Operations, Director of Terrorist Identities at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC).


Areas of focus:

  • Cybercrime and Data Breach Response
  • Information Security, Governance, and Risk Management Strategy
  • Anti-terrorism, Cyberterrorism, Threats to Infrastructure, and Physical Security
  • Data Analytics, Data Visualization
  • Digital forensics, Electronic Discovery


  • BS Degree - U.S. Naval Academy
  • MBA - University of Maryland
  • Bryan holds numerous certifications in computer security, anti-terrorism, and computer forensics


  • Bryan received a Director of National Intelligence award for the Terrorism Case Management System he designed for US watchlisting that drastically improved the national response to the Boston Marathon Bombing
  • Chief intelligence knowledge architect for Defense Intelligence Agency and National Counterterrorism Center
  • Founded Global Computer Forensics Program at EDS
  • Created the first Information Warfare Cell at U.S. European Command (1996)