Cyber Incident Manager; Cyber Officer, 3M/MN National Guard
Dan Cunningham provides direction to and is responsible for coordinating resources for 3M’s incident response teams. For the MN National Guard he plans cyber engagements with the Croatian Armed Forces. Commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 2002, Lieutenant Colonel Cunningham has commanded and the company level, and was the first commander of MN’s Cyber Protection Team. He has completed deployments to Bosnia in 2003-2004 and Iraq in 2006-2007 and 2009-2010. His most significant award includes the Bronze Star Medal with a bronze oak leaf cluster.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematic from St. Olaf College, and holds numerous industry certifications. Dan is currently completing the Master of Science in Security Technologies program at the University of Minnesota’s Technological Leadership Institute.