Brandon Peterson

Brandon Peterson leads the Desert Research Institutes Cyber Security and Incident Response team. A native Nevadan and graduate of the University of Nevada - Reno, Brandon has spent the last 16 years managing IT infrastructure and security for banking, media, higher education and research.

A winner of the SANS Ninja coin contest for Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, Brandon is a proven expert in cyber security. In addition to his GIAC-GPEN certification, Brandon holds the GIAC-GCIH certification and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. Brandon is committed to excellence and improving Nevada's cyber security posture through collaboration, training, and research.