Cybersecurity Advisory Council

Who We Are

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Advisory Council brings together thought leaders and innovators from a multitude of disciplines, working together to educate technology solution providers on the latest and greatest cybersecurity practices and protocols for business.

What We Stand For

Cybersecurity is a critical component for every business and any technology solution today, but one that requires constant vigilance, collaboration, and communication. We strive to address some of today’s most pressing issues and threats, providing guidance for tech companies of all sizes.

Together, we are working to

The council works closely with the CompTIA cybersecurity community as well as The CompTIA ISAO, to develop the tools and resources that tech companies can use to increase the cyber resilience of the IT industry and accelerate the adoption of best practices.

How We’re Making an Impact

The pressure from hackers and other bad actors isn’t abating. Thus, it’s critical for tech companies to continue their investments in both cybersecurity protocols as well as developing the next generation of resources that will be required to protect assets. The Cybersecurity Advisory Council’s roster of industry experts and thought leaders offers the guidance and tools necessary to help tech businesses stay ahead of the curve.

Leadership

Tracy Holtz (1)

Tracy Holtz

Chair

Director of Security Solutions,
Tech Data

cover-2020-1

Kevin McDonald

Chair

COO & CISO,
Alvaka Networks

Kevin Nikkhoo - Cybersecurity Headshot.JPG

Kevin Nikkhoo

Vice Chair

CEO,
XeneX

Beggs_Patrick

Patrick Beggs

Chief Information Security Officer,
ConnectWise

Bill Campbell.JPG

Bill Campbell

CEO,
Balancelogic

PC Picture Small-cropped (1)

Pierson Clair

Kroll,
Managing Director

Ron Culler - Cybersecrity Headshot

Ron Culler

Senior Director, Technology and Solutions,
ADT Cybersecurity

Mark Essayian - CSAC

Mark Essayian

President,
KME Systems

Rebecca Herold 2018 web (1)

Rebecca Herold

CEO & Co-Founder,
The Privacy Professor Consultancy | Privacy Security Brainiacs

Taylor Hersom

Taylor Hersom

Founder/CEO,
Eden Data

Erik Holmes (1)

Erik Holmes

CEO,
Cyber Guards

Joshua Liberman NSI Shirt Small (1)

Joshua Liberman

President,
Net Sciences, Inc.

Chris_Morales_LR (2) (1)

Christopher Morales

CISO,
Netenrich

267376671_4626106487426379_3852752368267109791_n (2)

Keith J. Nelson, Ph.D.

CTO,
Vistem Solutions Inc

Eric Pinto - CAB Headshot (1)

Eric Pinto

Senior Director | Channel,
SOCSoter, Inc.

JosephSteinberg Headshot (1)

Joseph Steinberg

CEO,
CyberSecurity Expert Witness and Advisory Services

Blank Photo Icon

Tish Williams

Director of Channels,
Infosec Institute

Related Resources

How to Leverage AI to Better Detect, Analyze Cyber Threats

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a critical component of cybersecurity. Learn how MSPs can leverage AI to help protect networks and data.

Published : April, 15, 2022

A CEO’S Guide to Addressing Cybersecurity Concerns

Learn the questions to ask to ensure that you have a complete understanding of your organization’s cybersecurity.

Published : October, 11, 2021