Adam Austin is the Cybersecurity Lead at Totem.Tech. Mr. Austin has over a decade of experience securing classified, unclassified, and HIPAA-environment US Government IT systems, having worked with NASA, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Systems (CMS), and all branches of the Department of Defense. Adam holds a Master’s in Information Assurance from Capitol Technology University, and is an ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Registered Practitioner (CMMC-RP). Adam’s goal is to leverage his experience and education to help small businesses in regulatory environments implement affordable, compliant, risk-based cybersecurity programs.
Alli is an Army veteran with over a decade of engineering and project management experience. After working for a Fortune 200 company, he decided he would prefer life without the corporate politics. In lessons learned from that experience he started his own small business while moonlighting at a small food manufacture and working in a ski resort retail store. He won two Department of Defense contracts worth more than 50 million dollars from proposals he wrote in his basement. Now his focus and dedication are geared towards helping other small businesses navigate cybersecurity compliance.
Matt Nece is a retired Air Force Master Sergeant with over two decades of experience as an electronics technician as well as client systems administration. His background is complemented by a Master’s in Cybersecurity Science from Bellevue University, CompTIA Security+ certification, Linux+ certification and extensive additional technical and leadership training. He partners with Air Force weather personnel and DoD contractors in the development of innovative IT and technical solutions to support US warfighters all over the world. His goal is to leverage his experience to empower other veteran-owned small businesses in their cybersecurity needs.
Nathan is passionate about everything cybersecurity. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Weber State University and is CompTIA Security+ certified as well as a PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). Nathan’s goal is to help small businesses learn how to prioritize cybersecurity in an effective manner.