Brian Russell

About Me

Brian Russell is a chief engineer for cyber security solutions at Leidos where he leads multiple engineering and R&D efforts. He specializes in security for the Internet of Things (IoT) and has led engineering programs supporting the security of Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) and connected vehicles. Brian has led the design and development of security monitoring systems, high assurance encryption solutions and cryptographic key management systems.

He is co-author of the book “Practical Internet of Things Security”, serves as Chair of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) IoT Working Group and is an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego (USD).  He has served on the editorial panel for the Center for Internet Security (CIS) 20 Critical Security Controls and on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) IoT and 5G Security Working Groups.