Who We Are
Imagine a simple and cost-effective way to check your company’s
cyber well-being that delivers results quickly.
Imagine being able to see where your risk is and know why
they affect your cyber resilience.
Imagine a test that would give a list of the risks in a system
and a clear “how-to” fix the gaps.
If dealing with cybersecurity
and risk keeps you from doing what you do best,
talk to us because that’s where we do our best.
“Pioneer” in Managed Detection & Response – Gartner 2016 & 2017
#63 of the top 100 MSSPAlert
MSPMentor as one of the top fastest growing MSPs in the world
Our SecurIA™ platform has won industry awards
CEO & Founder (Citizenship: USA), MSc. Telecommunication Management, BSc. Finance; BA Real Estate
Stanley has 28 years of I.T. industry experience and as an entrepreneur since 2000, and responsible for business & technology strategies execution between US and Asia Pacific. He started in the Telecommunications industry since 1993 in the Silicon Valley and founded Netswitch in 2000. His passion in both business and technology knowledge has been recognized by Global companies such as Vodafone, Adobe, Peninsula Hotel Group, Verizon Wireless, etc. Stanley has grown this one-man company into a multinational company with his belief in Customer Satisfaction, and always willing to hop on a flight to bridge the gap between US and Asia.
Vice President (Citizenship: USA) BSc. Political Science, BSc. International Economics; Certified Campaign Manager
Sean had a 30-year career in global supply chain management before shifting to cybersecurity 4 years ago. As EVP for an international manufacturing and distribution company with operations throughout North America, he was responsible for understanding the risks and mitigation efforts for the supply chain. His expertise includes operational risk management and business process improvement. He is a seasoned executive with experience driving digital transformation having served in multiple roles in his career having led 5 businesses from the start-up stage to achieve success. He is a trusted advisor with deep expertise in managing complex relationships to drive successful outcomes for all stakeholders delivering significant results without sacrificing quality or ethics.
Faculty @ MISTI (MIS Training Institute)
CEO & President @ Innovative IT LLC
CISSP, CRISC, CISM
Mary is an executive level Risk Assessment & Strategy Consultant and the President of Innovative IT, an information technology consulting firm. She is currently a faculty member with MISTI. Mary has over 35 years’ experience in engineering and technology from industries such as Healthcare, Government, Gaming and Hospitality, Consumer Products, Manufacturing and Education. Her career includes ten years in healthcare as a Chief Information Officer and five years in the gaming industry as Vice President of IT Operations, both heavily regulated industries.
She is active in the information system security community and provided testimony on the record for the State of Nevada Information Technology Board regarding The Current and Future Cyber Threat. She is a sought-after speaker and routinely presents at national conferences on information technology topics and holds several professional IT security certifications. Mary is the recipient of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Year Award and served as an Advisory Board member for the University of Nevada at Las Vegas Cybersecurity Curriculum Development Program.
Professor Dan Solove
Professor of Law @ George Washington University Law School
President and CEO @ TeachPrivacy
Organizer @ Privacy + Security Forum
Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor at the George Washington University Law School. He is a Senior Policy Advisor at Hogan Lovells. He is also the founder of TeachPrivacy, a company that provides privacy and data security training programs to businesses, schools, healthcare institutions, and other organizations. An internationally known expert in privacy law, Solove has been interviewed and quoted by the media in several hundred articles and broadcasts, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Associated Press, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, and NPR.
Professor Solove is the author of several books, including Nothing to Hide: the False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security (Yale University Press, 2011), Understanding Privacy (Harvard University Press, 2008), The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (Yale University Press, 2007), and The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Digital Age (New York University Press, 2004). His books have been translated into many languages.
Founder @ Sharpe Management Consulting, Active Member with Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association & Global Resilience Federation, CRISC, Certificate in Corporate Governance Program
Alex has been involved in cybersecurity from before it was cool, and before it was even called information security. He’s a long-time Cybersecurity, Governance, and Digital Transformation expert with real-world operational experience. Alex has spent much of his career helping corporations and government agencies reap the rewards afforded by advances in technology while mitigating risk.
Alex began his career at the NSA before moving into the Management Consulting ranks building practices at Booz Allen and KPMG. He subsequently co-founded two firms with successful exits, including The Hackett Group. Alex holds degrees in Business from Columbia Business School, Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). He is a published author, speaker, instructor, and advisor.
Chief Cybersecurity Officer @ SoundWay Consulting
Dekalb County Georgia Homicide Detective (Retired), CISSP, CERT-RMM, CMMC-RP
Carter currently serves as Chief Cybersecurity Officer of Sound Way Consulting (a Netswitch Partner). Mr. Schoenberg is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified National Security Agency InfoSEC Assurance Methodology (NSA-IAM) practitioner, and a Registered Practitioner by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body. He has over 28 years of combined experience in local law enforcement, criminal investigations, cyber threat intelligence, cybersecurity, cyber risk management using the NIST CSF, CMMC, and ISO frameworks, as well as cyber law. Carter’s past work includes comprehensive assessments of the City of Toronto Police Department and evaluations of Motorola 9-1-1 Public Safety Networks and Applications. Carter actively contributed to the GSA/DoD Final Report to the White House “Improving Cybersecurity and Resiliency through Acquisition”. His work products have been actively used by DOD, Department of Education, DHS, the ISAC communities, Smart Cities, and the Georgia Bar Association for Continuing Learning-Educational (CLE) credits on the topic of cybersecurity risk and liability. Mr. Schoenberg also recently co-authored Guidance for Smart Cities and Municipalities Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM).
Susan A. Blew
Consultant @ Technology Business Management, ICCP – Certified Data Professional
Sue has served as a technology executive with extensive experience in healthcare, financial services, payment systems, and telecommunications; working for such companies as Visa, Wells Fargo, Kaiser Permanente, and AT&T. Sue has led large teams of technology professionals and considers her specializations to be business intelligence, service and performance management, governance, process improvement, and change. She has coordinated and delivered technology project portfolios valued at over $3B.
Sue has served on various banking and technology associations including CommerceNet and the Global Payments Council. She participated on Hewlett Packard’s Financial Services Industries’ Customer Advisory Council and was a member of the Information Technology Commission for the State of California.
Technical Advisor @ Connect Our Kids
Advisor @ Cybraics
Shawn is a cyber-security professional and angel investor who gained national attention for his involvement in tracking down a Chinese cyber espionage ring which was later chronicled in Time magazine. Carpenter has spent his career leading some of the most sensitive security engagements across military, government, and corporate environments. During his tenure at Netwitness (acquired by EMC) and as Chief Technical Analyst at iSIGHT Partners (acquired by FireEye), Shawn continued to earn a reputation for solving bleeding-edge cross-domain issues. Earlier in his career, Shawn worked as a principal security analyst for the Justice Department, the Cyber Threat Analysis Division (CTAD), Diplomatic Security, of the State Department, and was a member of the Information Design Assurance Red Team (IDART) for the US Navy Nuclear Propulsion Center working in network intrusion detection, network security infrastructure design, threat intelligence, system/network forensics, malware analysis, and collaborative research.
While at Netwitness, Shawn led a team of security professionals in detecting, hunting and evicting sophisticated adversaries from enterprise networks, worked in network intrusion investigations, network traffic analysis, cyber forensics, cyber security policy, audit compliance, malicious code analysis, cyber security threat assessments, and network penetration testing.
Member of EACST
@ Open Healthcare Systems Laboratory,
Johns Hopkins University
Lani has 40 years of enterprise technology management experience in CTO and CIO roles. He brings a remarkable depth of understanding of the mechanics and threats to contemporary complex networked environments. Lani has served as CTO and Member of the Executive Advisory Council for Science and Technology for the Open Healthcare Systems Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer EMEA for marchFIRST, Chief Information Officer for Electronic Arts, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer for the Systems Solutions and Architecture Practice at Renaissance Worldwide and was CTO for Apple Computer and Citicorp.
During his career, Lani was a founding member of the Citicorp Corporate Technology Office, an Apple Computer “Fellow”, Distinguished Engineer, Scientist, and Technologist (DEST), and an executive advisor to the Central Intelligence Agency (INQUIT) in commercialization of security intelligence software.
CISO @ MEDNAX Health Solutions Partner
MsITM, CISM, PMP, ITIL
Don is an experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO), cyber-security professional and computer forensic specialist. He has led staff to support highly complex government and commercial information technology environments, and the implementation of cutting edge big data, link analysis, entity resolution, computer forensic, cyber security programs. As a key member of the cyber-security community, he has also directed some of the most sensitive and highly classified investigative and security engagements across diverse military, government, and corporate environments. Don has a long history in cyber-security, working as a US Marshal, serving as a member of the United Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force and as a computer forensic and high-tech crime investigator, Diplomatic Security, in the State Department. He has managed cyber security programs at the Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, and defense and pharmaceutical companies. Don served as the Deputy Director, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.
Don holds a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Management of Information Technology, Commercial and Government Graduate CIO Certification, and numerous computer forensic and technology industry related certifications.
Founder and CEO@ MKACyber
Mischel Kwon is a recognized IT security leader with 35 years of experience in technical security operations, incident response and information assurance as well as building and managing organizational and national level SOC, CERT and IR Teams. Kwon currently serves as the President and CEO of MKACyber, a security consulting firm specializing in Technical Defensive Security, Security Operations and Information Assurance. Kwon has held senior roles in the U.S. Government, including Director of US-CERT where she coordinated national-level IR activities and at the U.S. Department of Justice where she established and managed the Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC).
Director @ EDGY, Flinn Foundation – Steering Committee, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, JPEA Certified Assessment Administrator
Donald is an experienced financial pro, having served as Chief Financial Officer at several different firms spanning multiple industries. His insights have been sought by Boards of Directors due to his ability to cut through the noise and focus on how best to understand financials and provide meaningful insights with data modeled into various variable future outcomes to provide meaningful risk assessments for guidance to the company’s executives teams.
Most recently, Donald formed EDGY, a performance modeling, assessment and management advisory firm to offer growing and scaling companies strategic services to operationalize guidance.
@ Carnegie Mellon University
Sheryl is a professor and Program Director of the Integrated Innovation Institute’s M.S. in Technology Ventures program. Sheryl founded RootAnalysis, as a consulting firm specializing in corporate strategy and marketing. For more than 13 years, Sheryl’s firm has worked with C-level Silicon Valley executives at high-tech companies, such as HP-Compaq, Oracle/PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Philips, Novell, and many startup organizations. Sheryl is a leader, board member, and advocate for many world–renowned institutes and organizations. She is Chairman of the Advisory Board for Women in Technology International (WITI), a member of the Board of Advisors for the Stanford Business School Sloan Program, and board member of Netswitch Technology Management. She has also coached numerous startups to achieve success in high-tech industries. Additionally, she is a frequent speaker in high-tech subject areas such as agile marketing, strategy, women in STEM, career planning, leadership, new business models, and organizational structures.
Dr. Theodosis Mourouzis
Technical Advisor @ Republic Of Cyprus
Research Fellow @ UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies
Founder @ Electi Consulting
Dr. Mourouzis serves as the Executive Manager at Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) Business School and a Research Fellow at UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies. He holds a PhD in Computer Science (with specialization in cryptanalysis) from University College London (UCL), a BA/MA in Mathematics from University of Cambridge and a MRes in Security Science from UCL. Theodosis has received many national and international awards in the fields of mathematics and computer science, including the 1st award the UK Cyber Cipher Security Challenge. His research interests and specializations lie in the fields of cryptography, secure design, ISO27001 implementation and fraud analytics (imbalanced classification problems).
His consulting activities in the fields of information security and data analytics, span over 5 countries, including USA, UK, Israel, Cyprus and UAE; also with Lloyds Bank, and has been involved in projects funded by UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and UK Centre for Defense Enterprise (CDE) related to information security, analytics and applications of Blockchain Technology.
CIO @ JLS Technology USA,
CTO @ JLS Gaming,
CISSP, PMP, SCRUM MASTER
Will has led global teams in budgeting, deploying, securing and managing multi-million dollar IT assets for Global enterprises in the Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Education, Government, Hospitality, Cannabis and Gaming/Esports industries. Will takes pride in his Proven track record of successful portfolio management, organization & program building and leadership abilities in the areas of: Information/Cyber Security (HIPAA, PCI, SOX, Gaming, GDPR, GRC, 23 NYCRR 500), Disaster Recovery, Integrated Risk Management, Business Intelligence, ERP, ITSM, CRM, Consulting and Strategic Planning.
As CTO for JLS Gaming he is leading physical and digital media content development for the video game industry including esports. He is an internationally recognized thought leader, TOP 25 Social CIO for 3 years+, and social media influencer in IoT, Cloud, Data Security, AI, Digital Transformation.
Founding Partner @ Kaleido Insights, Program Lead at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, PhD. of Philosophy, Digital Marketing & Media, Certified Ethical Researcher
Rebecca has a passion and vision for innovative content strategy and digital marketing. As a high profile and well-respected analyst, educator, strategist, advisor, author, and speaker, she has been at the forefront of digital marketing and media and has developed a following among industry professionals. She has published a significant body of original research, including a large body of work on content marketing, content strategy, and converged media. Ms. Lieb also has deep experience in marketing for media and tech companies, often with a global purview, and has also served as a strategic advisor and corporate trainer to a wide range of brands. Her clients include Facebook, Home Depot, Nestlé, Anthem, Adobe, Honeywell, Cisco, DuPont, Pinterest, Gannett, the IAB, Fidelity, Save the Children, and The Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Her book, The Truth About Search Engine Optimization, published by FT Press in 2009, instantly became a best-seller on Amazon.com. It remains a top-10 title in several Internet marketing categories. Her most recent book is titled Content Marketing.
Global Chief Information
Security Officer (CISO) @ NetApp
CISSP, CISM, CCNA, CEH, CCSE
Phil is an advisor to C-Suite executives including board level officers on risk methods and approaches to measuring effectiveness, speaking to enterprise-wide security technologies as well as multiple regulatory standards. Phil served as the Vice President and Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) where he was responsible for all aspects of the global Cyber Security program including strategic planning, global cyber operations, threat intelligence, security architecture and engineering, as well as PCI, SOX and gaming compliance.
Earlier in his career, Phil served the US Federal government for 30 years including positions as the CISO for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and similar roles with the Department of Defense for the United States Army, Europe, and the United States Southern Command in Miami, Florida. In these roles, he was instrumental in revitalizing the cyber security programs and significantly increased the overall security posture and became a subject matter expert in cyber espionage and battling advanced persistent threats.
Dr. Stylianos Kampakis
Research Fellow @ UCL
Centre for Blockchain Technologies Chief Data Officer @ Tech City Ventures
Dr. Kampakis is an expert data scientist, member of the Royal Statistical Society statistician and startup consultant living and working in London. A natural polymath, with degrees in Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, Economics, and a PhD in Computer Science, he loves using his broad skill set to solve difficult problems. Dr. Kampakis has worked in various domains including Natural language processing, Recommender systems, Data science strategy, Sports analytics, Building a data culture within an organization, and Neural networks.