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John Banghart

Senior Director for Technology Risk Management at Venable LLP

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John Banghart is Venable's Senior Director for Technology Risk Management, with over two decades of federal government and private-sector experience in cybersecurity. Mr. Banghart has significant experience in risk management, government policy, standards and regulatory compliance, and incident management. He has successfully led efforts to address significant and high-profile cybersecurity issues within major government programs and institutions while facing complex legal, technical, and political circumstances. 

Prior to joining Venable, Mr. Banghart was the Senior Director for Trusted Engineering for Microsoft. In this position, he coordinated multiple teams to develop, implement, and oversee strategy for government adoption of Microsoft’s Azure cloud services. Part of the implementation involved meeting strict federal and Defense Department compliance requirements. Read more.