Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center
The Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) is the cybersecurity resource for the retail and commercial services industries. The R-CISC is the nonprofit organization established to support retailers and other organizations that provide services to consumers as the intelligence sharing and analysis center (ISAC), creating a trusted environment for robust collaboration for its members and partners. As the Executive Director, Brian provides leadership in establishing, implementing and overseeing all aspects of the R-CISC’s mission, goals and operations for the delivery of effective and high quality services to the R-CISC membership.
Brian’s previous information security roles include 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. Brian has been a professional within Information Security and Information Technology for over 25 years.
Brian is the co-founder of the Texas CISO Council, an assembly of the state’s most prominent CISO’s working towards formulating best practices for security programs. Brian is a past president and Lifetime Board of Directors member of the ISSA Capitol of Texas Chapter, is a member of ISACA, and holds CISSP and CISA certifications. He holds a bachelor of science in management/computer information systems. Awards and recognition include: recognized as an Evanta Global Top 25 CISO Breakaway Leader Finalist in 2013 and 2014; received the ISSA International Honor Roll Award in 2014; was the ISE Central Executive of the Year and the ISE North America Executive Award in Academic/Public Sector in 2014.