Ryan M. Bays

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, Washington, United States

Ryan M. Bays is an information assurance analyst at PNNL. He works in enterprise information technology and operational technology cybersecurity governance and risk management, concentrating on data-driven methodologies and modeling to improve cybersecurity decision-making, best practices, and technology. Prior to joining the DOE’s laboratory complex, he worked in fire management and incident operations for 10 years with the DOA; incorporating his unique experience in emergency and risk management, he contributes to both the cybersecurity operational and research excellence of PNNL. Ryan holds a BA in Cyber Security from Columbia Basin College. He is a member and active participant of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) Federal Government Chapter and the Society of Information Risk Analysts (SIRA) organization. Ryan is proactively focused on improving how cybersecurity risk is measured, managed, and communicated to support the Lab’s operation and accelerate the mission to advance the world’s strategic scientific and technological capabilities.

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