Brian N. Cyprian has been a Special Agent since 2005 and supervisor for the Charlotte Cyber Task Force since March 2016. Cyprian develops strategy to defeat cyber adversaries and to protect U.S. critical infrastructure. He is responsible for informing critical stakeholders and citizens of vulnerabilities and schemes targeting the United States, specifically those who are located North Carolina. Both criminal and national security computer intrusions are investigated by the Charlotte Cyber Task Force and emphasis is placed on proactively developing relationships prior to cyber incidents. Prior to reporting to Charlotte, Cyprian was assigned to FBI Headquarters, Cyber Division, where he managed national security computer intrusion investigations. He has worked in the Chicago and Kansas City Field Offices. Cyprian has a B.S. in Computer Information Systems and a MBA from Texas A&M University –Commerce. He has several computer certifications, to include the CISSP and GIAC’s Certified Intrusion Analyst.