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Ryan Heidorn

Managing Director


Ryan Heidorn is a co-founder and Managing Director at Steel Root, where he leads the firm’s cybersecurity practice. Ryan’s expertise includes helping government contractors implement and operationalize cybersecurity requirements under DFARS and CMMC. Ryan is a frequent presenter and media contributor whose work has appeared in National Defense, Washington Technology, and CISO Magazine, among others.

Ryan teaches cybersecurity at Endicott College in Beverly, MA and serves as a Board Director for the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) New England chapter. He is a member of Infragard, a public-private partnership to protect critical infrastructure, and holds an M.S. in Information Technology from Endicott College.

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