Director of Strategic Services Consulting , Mandiant
Ronald Bushar is a Director of Strategic Services Consulting at Mandiant, where he is providing leadership and strategic guidance to Government agencies and Fortune 500 companies in the areas of cyber security programs, security operations, and incident response readiness. Ron is a seasoned, highly effective, and innovative cyber security leader with extensive Federal Government, Cyber Security, Risk Management, and Network Operations experience. Ron has a proven track record of building teams and strategic solutions that drive mission performance, ensure organizational security, and minimize risk.
Ron has over 13 years of experience in the areas of information assurance, information security, cyber operations, and incident response. Prior to his work at Mandiant, Ron served as the Director of the Department of Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC). Ron has also led the Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Team at the National Geospatial-‐Intelligence Agency (NGA), and spent eight years in various cyber operation project management and support roles at ManTech International Corporation. Ron began his career in the United States Air Force serving in the Information Warfare Aggressor Squadron at Lackland AFB, Texas. Ron holds a Master of Science in Management of Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), and a Certified Information System Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).