Brian Grayek

CISSP, CMMC-RP, CCSK, ITIL | IT & Cybersecurity Consulting Director



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BSBA from the University of Phoenix in Mesa, AZ

Meet Brian

As the Director of REDW’s IT & Cybersecurity practice, Brian consults with clients to help manage and mitigate their cybersecurity risks. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field of Information Security, including as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), helping companies meet security regulations or prepare for a security audit.

Responsible for developing security products and compliance services and leading teams, Brian has focused his efforts on applications security, threat and vulnerability management, and running security operations centers for some of the largest enterprises in the world, including Cognizant, CGI, Computer Associates, Verizon, Apollo Group, and Motorola. He has also served on security investigations teams that have involved the FBI, Secret Service, and the offices of several States Attorneys General.

Brian’s strengths include web traffic monitoring, security investigations, and physical security, as well as managing the following:

  • Security Architecture and Engineering
  • Security Operations
  • Cyber Security Incident Response (SIRT/CIRT)
  • SIEM
  • Identity & Access Management (IAM)
  • Risk Assessments
  • Governance (SOC2, PCI, CMMS, HIPAA/HITRUST)
  • Vulnerability Management
  • NAC, DLP, DRP, BCP, and MDM


Brian has also been the featured speaker in many world-wide Security events such as RSA, the White House, Secret Service, ISSA, and Infragard, and has given presentations in many countries around the globe.

Professional Qualifications

Brian is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Registered Practitioner. He also holds a Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) and ITILv3 and is an FBI InfraGard TUF Member.

Awards & Recognition

Brian has been recognized by the Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA) as a Threat Unit Fellow, an honor awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to national security.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Brian is a frequent speaker on Cybersecurity at events around the world and a published author in such professional journals as InfoSecurity Professional.

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