Brian Clinkenbeard

Brian Clinkenbeard

Brian Clinkenbeard: Virtual CISO and Inventor of new and innovative approaches and methods for Cybersecurity

Pioneering Data Science – Advanced Analyst in Cybersecurity

Brian Clinkenbeard, a premium member with expertise in Data Science – Advanced, is a dedicated cybersecurity expert for over nine years. He brings a wealth of experience in cybersecurity and infrastructure security planning, having served as a Data Science – Advanced Analyst and Virtual CISO at Secutor Consulting since January 2015.

Brian holds certifications from Microsoft and has undergone extensive training in security and resilience from Texas A & M Engineering Extension Service. Additionally, he pursued courses in computer and information systems from DeVry University, media equipment and technologies from Tarrant County College, and civil engineering from the University of Kansas.

Throughout his career, spanning from 2015 to the present, Brian has showcased his core competencies in cybersecurity, network monitoring tools, information security, incident response, and vulnerability management and assessment. He has a proven track record of transforming, modeling, and visualizing data to improve clients’ security postures and mitigate risks effectively.

One of Brian’s notable accomplishments includes creating a web-based support intranet that significantly reduced call times and increased issue resolution for a third-party contract provider, earning him an award for his innovative solution.

Passionate about staying ahead of evolving threats in the IT industry, Brian remains committed to providing the best solutions and services for his clients. His broad executive-level consulting at Secutor Consulting encompasses various services, including incident response, advisory distribution, intrusion detection, education and training, technology watch, and full-scope cyber-defense evaluations.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Brian actively contributes to the community through volunteer experiences. He served as the Deputy Sector Chief for the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) from November 2014 to 2017 and as President of the MSDN Dallas Chapter from 1997 to 1999. In these roles, he coordinated educational developer training sessions for a range of Microsoft technologies.

Brian’s extensive list of certifications, including those from Microsoft and DHS-FEMA, underscores his dedication to continuous learning and professional development in the field of cybersecurity. His accomplishments, skills, and commitment to excellence make him a valuable asset in the field of data science and cybersecurity.

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