DEVON BRYAN is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for the National IT Organization of the Federal Reserve System. As the System-level CISO, Devon is responsible for ensuring the Fed’s information security policies, architecture, programs and incident response team remain effective and efficient.
Devon was appointed System CISO in February 2016.
Devon joined the Federal Reserve from Fortune 500 outsourced payroll and human resources provider ADP, where he served as Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Devon led ADP’s information security strategy, collaborating across the company’s geographically dispersed business operations to ensure coordination, consensus, and effective cybersecurity protections across global operations. Prior to joining ADP in 2011, he served as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) where he was appointed to the Senior Executive Services (SES) and directed the IRS’s FISMA-compliant information security program and the IRS’s cybersecurity incident response team.
His information security career began in the U.S. Air Force, where he served as a Captain and lead network security
engineer working on systems and programs to protect the critical network and communications networks of the Air Force’s Air Combat Command.
Devon is Co-founder of ICMCP (International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals), a 501c3 non-profit which he launched in 2014 and geared toward improving the underrepresentation of women (11%) and minorities (13%) in the field of cybersecurity through academic scholarships, certifications, mentoring and networking opportunities. Devon received a Bachelor of Science, Applied Mathematics from South Dakota Technological University and a Master of Science, Computer Science from Colorado Technological University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He holds multiple cybersecurity certifications to include: CISSP, CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, and CISA, participates in several industry forums and is a sought-after speaker and writer on emerging cyber security trends and issues.
On a personal note, Devon has been married to his high school sweetheart Andrea for 34 years and the couple has two children Danielle (30y/o) and Dominic (25 y/o). The couple resides in North Haledon, New Jersey.