Bryan Prior

Bryan Prior is an Intelligence Analysis Director at Microsoft’s Threat Analysis Center (MTAC) focused on cyber and influence threats in the Middle East. He joined Microsoft in 2020 to a then newly formed Threat Context team focused on nation state goals behind their cyber operations. Prior to Microsoft, Bryan covered a range of security issues in the Middle East from terrorism to military and cyber threats with the US Intelligence Community. As a briefer at US Central Command, he covered the full range of threats in the Middle East with a focus on Iran and its regional activity. He has an M.A. in Strategic Studies from Johns Hopkins SAIS.