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Robert Martin – Sr. Security Engineer, Cisco Systems Inc.Robert Martin is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with over thirteen years of experience in information security. He holds a Master of Science in Network Technology with a concentration in Information Security. He also holds a Cyber Security Masters Certification. He is a Sr. Security Engineer for Cisco Systems, Inc. in RTP, NC. Robert specializes in areas such as risk management, regulatory compliance, security solutions architecture, security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing. From 2012-2015, Robert served as President of the Raleigh Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association. During that time, the chapter membership grew at a rate of 125%. Currently, Robert serves on the Raleigh ISSA Board as the Sponsorships Director. Robert is committed to serving the community through outreach by expanding the chapter’s mission to students and military. He has held several other IT Security Advisory Board positions over the years with a focus to bring about awareness of information security threats in an ever-changing global IT Security economy.
Gretel Egan – Security Awareness and Training Strategist, ProofpointGretel Egan is the Security Awareness and Training Strategist for Proofpoint. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, she has extensive experience in researching and developing cybersecurity education content and was named one of “10 Security Bloggers to Follow” by IDG Enterprise. Gretel has written and provided commentary for national, industry, and trade publications, and has previously presented at events hosted by SecureWorld, Infosecurity Europe, ISACA, SC Media, and others.
Paige Yeater – Director, Information Security Program Management, Mainstay Technologies
Paige is the Director of Information Security Program Management at Mainstay Technologies. In this role, she works with clients across many industries, of many sizes, supporting their Information Security Programs.
With an MBA from The Citadel, and close to 20 years of experience in training, client operations and program management, she works to align business operations with Security and Compliance requirements. Most of her time is spent working with clients to educate them on their security risk and compliance requirements, and to align their business processes with a strong security posture. Her love of a well written policy has proven to be beneficial in this role!
Paige leverages her time in the training field to work with clients on their training and awareness programs, to ensure that their staff is well educated, aware and alert, and can help protect the organization from Security threats.
In addition to her work at Mainstay, Paige and her husband are raising two great kids who know the value of a long and complex password and she enjoys spending time outdoors, with family, and is an Indoor Cycling Instructor for her local YMCA.