Ryan Murray

Ryan Murray
Deputy Director/State CISO
State of Arizona

About Ryan:

Mr. Murray joined the Arizona Department of Homeland Security in July 2021 and currently serves as the Deputy Director over Cyber Command and as the Interim Chief Information Security Officer for the State. He also previously served as the Chief Information Security Officer for the Arizona Department of Revenue for three and a half years.

In his current role, Deputy Director Murray provides tactical and operational leadership for Cyber Command, and strategic planning, facilitation, and coordination of cybersecurity efforts throughout the State.

Prior to joining the State in 2018, Ryan has worked in several public sector organizations throughout Arizona. He has nearly 20 years experience in IT and Information Security, is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and holds a Bachelors in Cyber Security and Information Assurance from Western Governors University.

This year Mr. Murray looks forward to making progress on several key initiatives, including continued expansion of the Department’s Cyber Readiness Program for local governments and schools, increased collaboration for cyber information sharing and collective defense across the State, and further developing the cybersecurity workforce through creative strategic partnerships.