Ryan Gallagher Associate




Ryan Gallagher is proactive in preventing cyber-events, taking into account all manner of actors, including nation-states, criminal entities, terrorists, “hacktivists” and careless employees. As the situation dictates, he considers underlying intent and the various methods each employs, including denial of service, destruction, ransomware and theft. Ryan carefully monitors trends and changes to cyber “attack vectors,” including social engineering, helping to ensure that risk management guidelines are up to date, practical and effective. 

Ryan was a member of the U.S. Navy Criminal Investigation Division in Washington, D.C., for four years. He served on the Special Response Team/Executive Protection, participating in criminal investigations for various agencies in addition to installation security and force protection.