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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)General Manager, CoNetrix Security
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)CoNetrix Security
Company size (employees)10 to 49
Headquarters RegionNorth America


Ed has been working professionally with technology, information security, and cybersecurity regulations for more than 20 years. He currently services as General Manager of CoNetrix Security, an information security and cybersecurity testing, auditing, and consulting company that serves financial institutions and companies concerned with improving their security. Leading up to this point in his career, Ed has replaced green-screen terminals with Windows 95 workstations, developed applications to increase work flow efficiencies, been IT auditor, consulted on information security compliance efforts, and presented numerous times on technology and security. Ed’s education includes a B.S. in Mathematics, an M.S. in Information Systems Security, the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). When Ed is not working with security and technology, he also enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, travelling, running, and camping.

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* Ed directs three teams that conducted almost 500 cybersecurity consulting engagements in 2019. Projects included IT Audits, penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, and cybersecurity consulting engagements.
* Ed has extensive cybersecurity experiences and has achieved the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designations.
* Ed is instrumental in providing Information Security Officer (ISO) education, training, and consulting services to a number of community financial institutions.