I am the founder of GRCAcademy.io, a research and training platform for GRC professionals.
I have nearly 15 years of experience consisting of a mixture of technical and leadership roles. I have a B.S. degree in Information Technology from George Mason University, and hold several certifications including CISSP-ISSEP, CEH, Security+, ITIL v3 Foundation, and many more.
I currently serve as a Cybersecurity Director and am developing a security and compliance program from the ground up. I also have been responsible for architecting and implementing the entire corporate IT infrastructure for the company. I have experience in governance, risk, and compliance, specifically RMF, CMMC, and NIST 800-171. I have also published CVEs.
I have hands-on technical administration and engineering experience with Windows, Linux, cloud (AWS, Azure, and GCP), and enterprise security tools such as Azure Sentinel, Graylog, Microsoft Defender for 365/Cloud/Endpoint, Microsoft Intune, Tenable.io, Zscaler Internet Security (ZIA), Zscaler Private Access (ZPA), and more.
I possess the Certified Project Officer certification from the Institute of Project Management, and have led different teams that included cyber, developer, engineering, and procurement personnel.
Finally, I own a small business which focuses on website design, development, and hosting!