Tony began with CIAS in 2017 and brings with him over 26 years of active Joint/Coalition, DoD, and Interagency cybersecurity experience to the CIAS staff.
Mr. Burris serves as a Senior Cyber/Information Security Instructor with active participation with CIAS in three major programs; ANG Cyber Executive Leadership - Cyber Security Training, Small Business Cyber Training Academy, and National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium. In each program, he assists the development, design, and implementation of initiatives to enhance cybersecurity education of the nation’s Defense and Interagency partners.
The majority of Mr. Burris’s experience has been in the planning, programming, and operational execution of cyber security capabilities at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. His focus has been on developing capabilities for the nation to respond to the threats to our nations weapon systems and critical infrastructure. Tony was also instrumental in building a cyber response force and building resilient infrastructures across the 54 States and Territories.
He received his foundational education from undergraduate work in Computer Science, graduate level in Strategic Studies with a concentration Joint Computer Network Operations, and Chief Information Officer/Infrastructure Assurance and Security studies.
He speaks regularly for professional groups, meetings, panels and conferences across the country including the premier Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association conferences.