Brandon Murphy is a Senior Cloud Engineer with a focus in Cybersecurity for Chenega Decision Sciences LLC. He grew up in the Washington DC area and began his career as a government contractor providing systems administration support for multiple Federal Government Agencies, most notably for the Consular Affairs Bureau of the US State Department where he provided on-site systems configuration and deployment support to US embassies and consulates around the world. It was there that he was first introduced to Cybersecurity, where he discovered his career path and has pursued it with vigor since. In the following 15 years, he has provided Cybersecurity support for multiple Department of Defense agencies such as the Missile Defense Agency, Air Force, Army and the Marine Corps. He is currently providing cloud and Cybersecurity support for the Marine Corps Manpower Modernization program. He currently possesses the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications and continues to pursue his education in other information security areas and disciplines.