John Bruns

John Bruns joins Anomali as Global CISO and Chief Customer Advocate, previously serving as CISO of Maryland and the 1st Director of Maryland State Cybersecurity. With 20+ years IT experience, Mr. Bruns led cyber strategy and operations for organizations with $60B+ in revenue, $100+M cybersecurity budgets, and technical experts across security operations & engineering, threat intelligence, network & endpoint detection and response, identity and access management, vulnerability, compliance, risk, training, and managed services.

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An expert in supercharging SecOps Fusion Centers via AI-based capabilities and tools, Mr. Bruns seeks to ensure IT security teams harness the power of their security telemetry to reduce exposure, automate threat hunting, speed incident response, and improve time to detect and respond. Mr. Bruns advocates the need for security insights to be an integral part of business decision-making.  Mr. Bruns (CISM, CCRP, PMP) holds an M.S. in Cybersecurity from Wilmington University, an M.S. in Education from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in English from Wake Forest University.