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Ryan Murray

Deputy Director/ Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, State of Arizona

About Ryan Murray

Ryan Murray joined the Arizona Department of Homeland Security in July 2021 and currently serves as the Deputy Director for Arizona Cyber Command and as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Arizona. 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 advice to key executive stakeholders throughout the State.

Prior to joining the State in 2018, Ryan held several public sector positions throughout Arizona including in Maricopa County and the Crane School District.


He has nearly 20 years of experience in IT and Information Security, is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and holds a Bachelor’s in Cyber Security and Information Assurance from Western Governors University.


This year Mr. Murray looks forward to accomplishing several key initiatives, including a significant expansion of the Department’s Cyber Readiness Program for local cities and counties, and increased collaboration for cyber information sharing across the State.