Brett Cox

Brett is the DFARS Cybersecurity Program Office Principal for Boeing, providing subject matter expertise for strategic planning and compliance activities to include DFARS Cybersecurity 252.204-7012, 7019, 7020 and 7021 (aka CMMC) clauses, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171, FIPS 140-2, and ISO 27001/2 specializing in risk management and serving as the Boeing information authority for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).

In addition to his role at Boeing, Brett has been appointed as the U.S. Army Reserve Ambassador for Missouri,working to provide strategic outreach, advocacy, and advisory support to Army Reserve units, Soldiers, and Families throughout the state by helping to educate the public, community leaders, and congressional staff offices. Ambassadors are considered special government employees who represent the Chief of the Army Reserve without salary, wages or related benefits. The function is similar to civilian aides to the Secretary of the Army.

In the cybersecurity industry, Brett is a member CompTia’s Senior Technical Advisory Council and examination design and development Subject Matter Expert for Security+, Network+ and IT Fundamentals certifications. Brett is an Instructor and curriculum creator for information assurance & cybersecurity classes for Certificate program including CISSP and CISA preparation classes, Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Hacking Defense & Response, Network Security, and Forensics for the Workforce Center at Saint Louis University.

Brett served as a Senior Psychological Operations SGT in the 18th PSYOP Company (TAC)(DS) of the 10th PSYOP BN in St. Louis for both Special Operations PSYOP (37F) and Military Intelligence (96F), is the current President of the Gateway Chapter of the Psychological Operations Veterans Association and President of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) - St. Louis Gateway Chapter.