As a Partner at Blue Canopy, Ryan Brewer leads all Healthcare Cyber Security initiatives. Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Ryan founded GrayScout LLC, a healthcare focused cyber security small business and spent more than 17 years working in both private and public sector organizations within the United States and abroad developing and transforming large information technology (IT) security programs.
Prior to GrayScout, Ryan served as a Senior Leader within the Deloitte & Touche Cyber Security practice, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and as the Trust Security Officer and technical lead at the Department of the Interior.
In 2011, Ryan was awarded by his peers the RSA Conference award for Excellence in the Field of Security Practices. His team was also recognized as an award finalist for the ISC2 U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards (GISLA) and awarded the SANS Innovation award for Continuous Automated Monitoring.
Ryan holds a Master of Science degree in Information Systems from The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology\Biotechnology from East Carolina University, and CISSP, GCIH and C|CISO certifications.