As former United States Marine, Mr.Gragido began his career in the data communications information security and intelligence space. Mr.Gragido is a seasoned information security and risk management professional with over 15 year's professional industry experience and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to bear. Working in a variety of roles, Will has deep expertise and knowledge in operations, analysis, management, professional services & consultancy, pre-sales / architecture and business development within the information security industry. Will is a long-standing member of the ISC2, ISACA, and ISSA. Mr.Gragido holds the CISSP and CISA certifications, as well as accreditations in the National Security Agency's Information Security Assessment Methodology (IAM) and Information Security Evaluation Methodology (IEM).
John has more than 10+ years of hands on security experience in security research, worldwide product management/development, security IV&V testing, forensics, and architecting/deploying enterprise wide security solutions for both public and private organizations worldwide. John has worked for the Central Intelligence Agency, Computer Systems Group LTD, Cisco Systems, IBM and McAfee. In addition to a BBA in Information Systems from the University of Texas, John also holds the NSA Information Assurance Methodology and Certified Ethical Hacker certifications. John was recently named security thought leader from SANS Institute and advisory board member of SANS Execubytes publication.