Brian   Kime

Brian Kime

Senior Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Brian is a senior analyst at Forrester serving security and risk professionals. He covers cyber threat intelligence, digital risk protection, vulnerability management, and critical infrastructure security. In this role, Brian helps organizations identify, assess, and prioritize cyber and other threats; prepare for emerging attack vectors; and reduce cyber risk.

Previous Work Experience

Brian has over 15 years of military intelligence and cyber threat experience. Prior to joining Forrester, Brian performed cyber intelligence analysis for the Southern Company, one of the largest critical infrastructure asset owners in the US. Previously, Brian was a consultant at Secureworks where he helped build a cyber threat intelligence program for a large financial services client. Brian has published two papers on cyber threat intelligence for SANS and has spoken at SANS Atlanta.

Prior to entering the information security field, Brian spent many years on active duty in the US Army, including a deployment to Afghanistan where he provided tactical intelligence support to US Army special forces teams building local security forces. Brian is qualified as an Army cyber operations planner. He continues to serve in the US Army Reserve supporting the Army’s future force modernization enterprise.

Education

Brian has a BS from Georgia Tech, an MS from Georgia State University, and an MS in information security engineering from the SANS Technology Institute. He also holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and eight Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) certifications.

Brian Kime

Senior Analyst Serving Security & Risk Professionals

Brian is a senior analyst at Forrester serving security and risk professionals. He covers cyber threat intelligence, digital risk protection, vulnerability management, and critical infrastructure security. In this role, Brian helps organizations identify, assess, and prioritize cyber and other threats; prepare for emerging attack vectors; and reduce cyber risk.

Previous Work Experience

Brian has over 15 years of military intelligence and cyber threat experience. Prior to joining Forrester, Brian performed cyber intelligence analysis for the Southern Company, one of the largest critical infrastructure asset owners in the US. Previously, Brian was a consultant at Secureworks where he helped build a cyber threat intelligence program for a large financial services client. Brian has published two papers on cyber threat intelligence for SANS and has spoken at SANS Atlanta.

Prior to entering the information security field, Brian spent many years on active duty in the US Army, including a deployment to Afghanistan where he provided tactical intelligence support to US Army special forces teams building local security forces. Brian is qualified as an Army cyber operations planner. He continues to serve in the US Army Reserve supporting the Army’s future force modernization enterprise.

Education

Brian has a BS from Georgia Tech, an MS from Georgia State University, and an MS in information security engineering from the SANS Technology Institute. He also holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and eight Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) certifications.