I am an independent consultant (Monkey Hill, LLC) with over 14 of security experience. I formed Monkey Hill in 2013 and bring more than 20 years of focused information technology, web application development, and information security experience.
I help develop the information security strategy, architecture and controls needed to mitigate risk to systems and data. Focus areas include governance, risk and compliance, user education and maturing the cybersecurity landscape through the innovative use of technology, processes, and people across the organization.
I use an information technology service management approach that embraces risk awareness and security architectures designed to achieve strategic business goals.
I have a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and bachelor’s degrees from Drew University and the Georgia Institute of Technology. I hold the professional designations of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC).
I am currently studying for the Cloud Certified Security Professional (CCSP) exam.
I am also an avid nature and landscape photographer.