Ryan is a writer from Vermont in the United States. He went to school to study National Security and Intelligence issues with a focus on cybersecurity. Currently, Ryan works as an intelligence analyst focusing on cyber but also works on other topics such as domestic extremist groups and crime. As a writer, his work thus far has been exclusively within the academic and analytical realms. While he has a focus on cyber and the role it plays in a geo-political context, Ryan has always had an interest in researching and writing about political movements, insurgencies, and revolutions.