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Ryan O'Grady

Ryan O'Grady has worked in information technology and security for over 15 years. He has had the opportunity to work with NASA, DHS, and several DoD agencies, including ARL, AFRL, ONR, and DARPA, in domains ranging from automation and autonomy to adaptive training. He helped stand up the Cyber Operations division at Soar Technology, taking the role of portfolio lead for workforce development. He was also the principal investigator for an Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) project to develop an intelligent training system for cyberspace operators to provide individualized, personalized training in realistic environments. Ryan was the technical lead on a related project to create autonomous cyber attackers for training, testing, and evaluation purposes.

Ryan works for the SANS Institute to implement a new approach to curriculum software development. In his spare time, he is the technical advisor for the Team5 startup, which is creating automated job candidate assessment capabilities for recruiters. Mr. O'Grady earned his B.S.E. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan in 2004 and is pursing a M.S. in Information Security Engineering from the SANS Technology Institute. Certifications: GCIH, GCIA, GWAPT, GCPM, GSEC

Upcoming Courses Taught By Ryan O'Grady
Type Course / Location Date Register

Mentor Session Ann Arbor, MI
Feb 12, 2020 -
Apr 22, 2020

*Course contents may vary depending upon location, see specific event description for details.