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Brian Russell

Brian Russell is co-author of the book “Practical Internet of Things
Security” and is a Chief Engineer focused on Cyber Security Solutions for
Leidos ( He oversees the design and development of security
solutions and the implementation of privacy and trust controls for
customers. Brian leads efforts that include security engineering for
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and Connected Cars, and the development of
high assurance cryptographic key management systems. Brian is the Chair of
the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group
and serves on the Editorial Panel of the Center for Internet Security (CIS)
20 Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense. Brian also
supports the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Cyber Security Working
Group and is a contributor to the Securing Smart Cities Initiative