Patrick Bryant has been a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) for twenty years. Patrick worked as a Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert at the Montenegro Ministry of Defense from 2020 to 2022 under a U.S. Department of Defense contract. He joined eGA as a consultant at the Ministry of Public Administration in 2023. Prior to his work in Montenegro, he was a Senior Information Security Advisor at NASA Ames Research Center where he was lead researcher of the Security Innovation Lab, as well as a countermeasures architect and incident responder. He also worked as a Licensed Private Investigator in California specializing in cyber crime investigations where he was engaged by The Boeing Company, ExxonMobil, and Wells Fargo Bank as well as many other Silicon Valley enterprises. Patrick has extensive experience in incident detection and response, countermeasures development, technical risk minimization and security process development.