Mr. Clinton Hackney, Cybersecurity Service Provider Auditor of the Year

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Additional Info

Job title of nominated professional (or team name)VP of Cyberspace Operations
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)CSIOS Corporation
Websitehttps://www.csioscorp.com/
Company size (employees)50 to 99
Headquarters RegionNorth America

In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:

• In 2021, Mr. Hackney made several meaningful and lasting contributions at 7 Federal Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSPs), Network Operation Centers (NOCs), Security Operating Centers (SOCs), and Cybersecurity Integrity Centers (CICs) provisioning 24x7x365 cybersecurity services to protect and defend U.S. information systems and networks. Mr. Hackney audited and assisted these organizations in areas that included the development of CSSPs, NOCs, SOCs, and CICs strategies; redesign of technologies, processes, and services; assessments, audits, inspections; and continuous improvement and optimization.
• Mr. Hackneys’ ability to emphasize and think like a cybersecurity provider and subscriber during annual audits has allowed him to custom tailor CSIOS’ award-winning Continuous Improvement and Optimization (CI–O) solution to meet the needs of various Federal CSSPs, NOCs, SOCs, and CICs, enabling these organizations to evolve into high performing Federal cybersecurity service providers.
• During 2021, Mr. Hackney continued to lead the operationalization of CSIOS’ award winning and custom-tailored Continuous Improvement and Optimization (CI–O) solution at various Federal CSSPs. CSIOS leveraged its ISO® 9001:2015; ISO/IEC® 20000–1: 2011; ISO® 22301: 2019; ISO/IEC® 27001: 2013; Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)® Development (maturity level 3); and CMMI® Services (maturity level 3) to develop a CI-O Management System for Federal CSSPs. CSIOS CI–O solution represents the blueprint for next generation CSSP services and helps evolve Federal CSSPs, NOCs, SOCs, and CICs into the highest performing Federal cybersecurity service providers.

Brief Overview

CSIOS Corporation (hereafter “CSIOS”), a Maryland based, Veteran–Owned Small Business is pleased to nominate Mr. Clinton Hackney for the Cybersecurity Service Provider Auditor of the Year award. A renowned executive and strategist in the field of Cyberspace Operations, during 2021, Mr. Hackney audited and supported to 7 Federal Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSPs), Network Operation Centers (NOCs), Security Operating Centers (SOCs), and Cybersecurity Integrity Centers (CICs) responsible for provisioning 24x7x365 cybersecurity services to protect and defend U.S. information systems and networks. Mr. Hackney’s support has assisted these institutions enhance their cyber strategies; redesign their technologies, processes, and cybersecurity services; and improve their assessments, audits, inspections, and continuous improvement and optimization practices.