Chief Research Officer
Bryan S. Cline, PhD, is the Chief Research Officer for HITRUST’s industry-level cybersecurity standards development organization (SDO) and is responsible for the underlying methodologies used in the HITRUST risk management framework to facilitate implementation and maintenance of an organization’s risk-based information protection program. HIs most recent accomplishments include development of a quasi-quantitative residual risk analysis methodology and an approach to evaluating the reliability of public and private sector cybersecurity assurances, both have which have been submitted for U.S. patents. Dr. Cline also serves as a task group co-chair within the HPH Sector Cybersecurity Working Group and subsequently led development of the new HPH Sector Cybersecurity Framework Implementation Guide released in 2022 by HHS as joint public-private sector guidance. He has also served as the CISO and Director of Information Security at Catholic Health East, CISO and Director, Information Security Risk Management at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Chief of Information Security for Allied Air Forces Southern Europe, a NATO command. Bryan holds a Doctorate in information systems with a concentration in information assurance policy from the University of Fairfax, a Master of Science degree in industrial engineering with a concentration in operations research from the University of Oklahoma, and a Baccalaureate in mathematics with a minor in physics from the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Cline also served as an adjunct professor and dissertation advisor for the University of Fairfax, an adjunct for the University of Maryland University College, and an instructor at the US Air Force Academy.

Speaking at:

Implementing the Cybersecurity Framework in Support of Safe Harbor
Wednesday, April 19 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
South Building, Level 4 | S406 B Details