Cyber Operations, IT-ISAC
Members of the SME Advisory Council provide invaluable cybersecurity expertise and analysis, which helps all CompTIA ISAO members improve their cyber resilience and that of their customers.
Cyber Operations, IT-ISAC
Customer Success Manager,
Customer Success Manager, TruSTAR
Operations Manager, IT-ISAC
Jonathan Braley leads the IT-ISAC's operations team which provides analytic and operational support to their various members and partners. Jonathan's primary responsibilities include: working with clients to better understand and meet their operational and analytical requirements, program managing special interest groups and committees, training and supervising the Cybersecurity Operations Coordinator, and ensuring operational needs are being met. Jonathan also reviews and evaluates potential technology and analysis tools that could bring value to members and partners. He looks to build, maintain, and grow operational partnerships with various organizations and the IT-ISAC. Working in partnership with the CompTIA ISAO, Jonathan assists the operations team in supplying relevant threat information to CompTIA members. Jonathan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Liberty University, where he received a degree in Information Technology: Data Networking and Security. He enjoys traveling with his wife, working on his Jeep and playing with his Golden Retriever Gibson.
Chief Security Architect,
Verizon, Security Operations Advisory Group
Chief Security Architect, Verizon, Security Operations Advisory Group
Charles Brodsky has been in IT and cybersecurity for over 20 years. He has hands-on and management experience in Security Operations Centers (SOCs), security architecture, network security, application security, incident response, vulnerability management, cloud, database security, Data Leak Prevention (DLP), mainframes, telecom, etc.
His certifications include: CISSP, CISM, CCISO, CTT+, Security+, A+, and seven SANS/GIAC certs.
CEO & Founder,
CEO & Founder, Dark Cubed
Senior Director, Technology and Solutions,
Senior Director, Technology and Solutions, ADT Cybersecurity
Ron Joined ADT Cybersecurity upon ADT’s acquisition of Secure Designs, Inc. (SDI) As Senior Director Technology and Solutions Ron is responsible for the design and architecture of the systems employed by ADT Cybersecurity.
Ron was the founder of SDI, and served as the CTO, technology architect, MSS visionary and security evangelist for the company. Ron has over 30 years of experience in the technology, channel and security fields, starting in the US Navy as part of the Naval Security Group which he served for 10 years. After the Navy he owned a successful nationally recognized solutions provider business until they formed their MSSP in 2000.
Ron is an out-of-the-box thinker actively engaged in expanding the understanding of security and technology for businesses of all sizes. Ron's expertise as a security consultant, technology innovator and industry thought leader is in high demand with companies, business councils and technology associations. A regular speaker and writer on channel issues, technology legislation, cloud and internet security, he is particularly known for his thought leadership.
As an active member of multiple industry advisory councils and boards he has served as the Chair of CompTIA’s IT Security Community, CAPC, and Community Executive Boards.
Co-Founder and CEO,
Co-Founder and CEO, Atlas Cybersecurity
Benjamin Dynkin is the Co-Founder and CEO of Atlas Cybersecurity. He is also Co-Executive Director of the American Cybersecurity Institute. Prior to that, he was a Senior Forensic Analyst at Law & Forensics and the Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare, the nation’s preeminent legal publication on cyber warfare. In his work with Atlas, Ben has built the company into an internationally recognized, cybersecurity start-up, garnering multiple awards from industry publications, including recognition as a Top MSSP. Ben has also led Atlas in forging multiple partnerships with leading companies in the United States and abroad. In his work with the American Cybersecurity Institute, Ben has helped move the national conversation forward on the policy and law around cybersecurity and cyber warfare. He has run Congressional Briefings, and engaged with leaders and policymakers in Congress, the Department of Defense, and Department of Homeland Security, as well as throughout State and Local governments, raising awareness on issues of cybersecurity, and how to bolster their defenses. Ben is also an Adjunct Professor and Lecturer at multiple colleges, including the City College of New York and Hofstra University, where he teaches on subjects related to privacy, security, ethics, and law. Ben has co-authored and contributed to dozens of articles in the fields of cybersecurity, cyber warfare, digital forensics, and e-discovery, publishing in prestigious periodicals, including the New York Law Journal, The Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, Corporate Counsel, The National Interest, GCN, and several others. Ben also has a forthcoming book on the law of cybersecurity and cyber warfare. He has also appeared in national and international media, including international television, commenting on technology, security, and cyber conflict. Ben is also featured in the book, The American Entrepreneur.
Director of Product Management,
Director of Product Management, N-Able Technologies
Nick has 20+ years of experience working in the systems monitoring and management space. He’s held a variety of roles for companies of all sizes—from startups to large enterprises—including systems administrator, software engineer, and product security management. Over the course of his career, he’s worked for various companies including Red Hat, Opsware, HPE, and Dell EMC.
His passion for developing products and tools to address the rapidly evolving security needs of MSP partners and their customers drives his every action. He holds a CCSP certification from ISC2 and spends time daily researching, learning, and thinking of ways to improve the security market. One of his focus areas is staying on top of the latest ransomware trends and threats. When not working, you can usually find him at a baseball field for a game or practice as his kids play year-round ball. He is also a fan of live music and good coffee.
Triada Networks LLC
President/CTO, Triada Networks LLC
VP of Cyber Intelligence Center,
VP of Cyber Intelligence Center, SKOUT CYBERSECURITY
Adam Khan is the VP of Cyber Intelligence Center at SKOUT CYBERSECURITY. He previously worked for fortune 500 companies such as Priceline.com, BarnesandNoble.com and Scholastic. Adam's experience is focused on Application/Infrastructure Automation and Security. In 2008 he and his team at Priceline led an investigation which led to the capture of Dmitry Zubakha AKA Cyber Bandit who performed a massive DDOS attacks against Priceline, Amazon and Paypal. Adam is passionate about protecting SMB's which is the heart of American innovation.
COO & CISO,
COO & CISO, Alvaka Networks
Director of Channel Sales & Alliances,
Director of Channel Sales & Alliances, TruSTAR
Scott Robinson works with TruSTAR as Director of Channel Sales & Alliances. Scott has worked in cybersecurity for more than a decade, and in IT for more than two decades. His roles have been in sales & marketing - developing go-to-market strategies to drive growth and overachieve goals. He enjoys working with the CompTIA ISAO MSP and SME Champions Work Groups to identify and disseminate information about cybersecurity threats that directly or indirectly affect MSPs and end users.
True Digital Security
CEO, True Digital Security
Rory Sanchez is CEO of True Digital Security, a national Managed Cybersecurity and Compliance Provider. Rory is the visionary responsible for the company's strategic direction and high-level architecture of its award-winning management platform, TrueGN (formerly Guaranteed Networks®), a comprehensive offering which has positioned TRUE as a recognized leader in IT/Cloud and Security management. Sanchez was a founding member of the ConnectWise Partner Advisory Board, past President of TechData's TechSelect Advisory Council, and in 2007 was awarded an Industry Contribution Award by CompTIA, the Computing Technologies Industry Association, for his pioneering work in Managed IT Services. Before joining TRUE, Rory was CEO and President of Network Security Partners (d/b/a SLPowers), an IT Security and Cloud management company.
Vice President of Operations,
Vice President of Operations, CNWR, Inc.
Jason Slagle is a 23-year veteran of systems and network administration. Having worked on everything from Linux systems to Cisco networks and SAN storage, he is always looking for ways to make his work repeatable and automated. Jason has recently taken up a more active interest in cybersecurity, specializing in reverse engineering and binary analysis.
Jason is a graduate of the University of Toledo from the computer science and engineering technology program with a bachelor's degree in science. He is currently employed as Vice President of Operations by CNWR, an IT and infrastructure consulting company in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio. There, he supports customers in their quest to secure, automate, and generally improve their infrastructure and development operations. He occasionally serves as a part-time instructor at the University of Toledo.
CISO, Cyjax, Ltd.