Bruce Brody

CISO Advisor

Security Sales - Americas

Bruce Brody is a CISO Advisor with Cisco. He was previously 4-time CISO, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Energy, DRS Leonardo, and Cubic Global Defense. Most recently, he was Director of the Public Sector Cybersecurity practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, which became Guidehouse in 2018, and he was also the Resident CISO for Federal at Proofpoint.


October 18, 2021


“Left of Boom” Cybersecurity: Proactive Cybersecurity in a Time of Increasing Threats and Attacks

6 min read

"Left of Boom" Cybersecurity refers to the processes, capabilities, tools, and techniques that implement a proactive and preventive and risk management posture.

August 12, 2021


Grandson of FISMA: Why We Desperately Need New Cybersecurity Legislation from the 117th Congress

4 min read

Congress is considering reform of FISMA legislation, and this blog is intended to provide insights and recommendations and inform.

July 12, 2021


The Risk-Conscious, Security-Aware Culture: The Forgotten Critical Security Control

3 min read

A risk-conscious culture is a necessary component of a cybersecurity and risk management strategy. It is essential in the overall cybersecurity posture.

July 1, 2021


Should the CISO Report to the CIO?

4 min read

The reporting relationship that places the CISO under the CIO has come under scrutiny as the importance of cybersecurity has exploded.