Ryan Kazanciyan


Technical Director
Mandiant, a FireEye Company

Ryan Kazanciyan is a Technical Director with Mandiant and has eleven years of experience in incident response, forensic analysis, and penetration testing. Since joining Mandiant in 2009, he has led incident response and remediation efforts for dozens of Fortune 500 organizations, focusing on targeted attacks, industrial espionage, and financial crime. He has also helped develop Mandiant’s investigative methodologies, forensic analysis techniques, and technologies to address the challenges posed by skilled intruders in complex environments. As a lead instructor for Mandiant’s incident response training, Ryan also regularly teaches classes for corporate security teams, federal law enforcement, and at industry conferences.

Prior to his work in incident response, Ryan led and executed penetration tests for both private and public-sector clients. His background included red-team operations in Windows and Unix environments, web application security assessments, and social engineering.