Before joining Kroll, Bryant worked as a Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI in San Francisco, with a focus on computer forensics and cyber investigations. His technical insights and initiatives resulted in improvements to FBI processes and capabilities which remain in place today.
As a forensic examiner, Bryant co-founded the Silicon Valley Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory and later served as the laboratory director. He led the accredited laboratory to provide digital evidence and technical investigative support in hundreds of cases annually for Northern California law enforcement agencies. This included rapid response on-site evidence collection, international operational support, forensics software development, and computer forensics instruction for law enforcement personnel. As a member of the FBI Adjunct Faculty he designed and instructed computer forensics and cyber investigation courses for the FBI, the U.S. Department of Justice, and international government and law enforcement partners. Bryant has testified as an expert witness for digital evidence in federal and state courts and has extensive experience as a forensic examiner.
Before joining the FBI, Bryant served for seven years with the U.S. Navy as an A-6E bombardier/navigator.
He holds a B.S. in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. He has also attained several certifications, including FBI Computer Analysis and Response Team (CART) Forensic Examiner, Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE).