Virtual Private Cloud Security and Compliance Focal, IBM Cloud
Brian Evans is a Virtual Private Cloud Security and Compliance Focal with IBM Cloud Platform who assists in managing its business continuity, disaster recovery and vulnerability management programs. Prior to his current role, he assisted organizations with building and managing their cybersecurity programs with IBM Security, Strategy, Risk and Compliance. With over 25 years of experience in cybersecurity program management, Brian has served as Chief Information Security Officer for a variety of organizations and worked in various industries. As Vice President for IT Risk Management at JPMorgan Chase and KeyBank, he managed teams responsible for risk assessments, project support, security certification and accreditation, metrics reporting and security engineering. Additionally, he led the Incident Response and Computer Forensic Investigations teams for Nationwide Insurance which involved managing the security incident life cycle. Brian also held executive level positions with CynergisTek and Computer Task Group consultancy firms and state and local governments. He holds the CISSP, CISM, CISA, CGEIT, FAIR and CCSK certifications and has earned a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Cincinnati. Brian has also earned a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Maryland while serving six years active-duty in the U.S. Air Force.