We want to congratulate our first round of Community Champions within the (ISC)² Community! To find out more about the program, please go here.
We are so excited to announce the following individuals as our Community Champions for the first half of 2019! These Champions have contributed a lot to getting the (ISC)² Community where it is at today. We asked our Champions to provide brief details about themselves, so please take a look and learn more about our Community Champions!
Alex currently serves the Desjardins Technology Group as an IT Architecture Advisor. He has a lot of experience in IT service and operational continuity. His goal is to simplify what appears complex, so all stakeholders understand.
Vladimir is an experienced Information Technology Infrastructure and Security Solutions Architect, CTO, Higher Intelligence LLC. With 20 years of business-critical infrastructure design, integration and operation, predominately in the financial industry. Check Point Champion, Contributor of the Year and speaker at CPX360. Always learning, always exceeding expectations.
Lamont is an Information Security Manager with a real passion for learning. His experience stems largely from 25+ years serving in the United States Army. He continues to serve his community in the public sector.
Rob Slade may or may not be artificial intelligence program gone horribly wrong and hooked up to various email addresses. More information than anyone would want to know about him can be obtained at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Slade
Bill has been in IT Security for his entire career. Currently, he is the security architect for a Fortune 500 manufacturing company.
Working at a regional financial intuition in South Texas for the past twenty years, Paul has focused on monitoring, virtualization, enterprise defense, and incident response.
CISO for a state agency. Passionate about IT and cybersecurity.
Yves has nearly four decades of experience in information and network security, standardization, compliance, and risk. CISSP, CISM Co-authored three books on security. Speaker in many Security/Privacy conferences.
Diana-Lynn Contesti is currently an independent contractor focusing on Security Architecture and Critical Infrastructure and has over thirty years of computer security experience. Previously, Ms. Contesti was the CISO for a Fortune 500 company. Ms. Contesti is the co-author of the first edition of the SSCP Study Guide and presents globally on various security topics. In January 2017, Ms. Contesti was named to the Fifty Top Women in Internet Security. She holds multiple certifications including the CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP, and the SSCP.
Mark is a “Beltway bandit” performing high consulting to DoD and Federal Civilian agencies on Identity Access and Information Assurance. Father of 5 and Grampy to 2. An avid outdoorsman in his spare time. He and his wife lead 350 children and 150 adults in a ministry at their church that makes life rich.
Chuxing has worked in academia, private sectors, and public sectors, in a variety of academic and industry roles and responsibilities. He is very interested in new technologies and related R&D. He is also very active in academic and industry teaching and mentoring.
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Please feel free to leave your congratulatory responses below! If you have any questions about the Community Champions program, please let us know!