Mr. Flannery has been working in the cybersecurity space for over 10 years. Primarily working in government contracting, helping customers navigate Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements and in Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities. Including the validation of Navy and Marine Corps programs as a Navy Qualified Validator (NQV II) and Marine Corps validator.
He has an A.S in Network Security from Germanna Community College, a B.S in Cybersecurity, and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Maryland University College, as well as various IT and cyber certifications.
His passion is cybersecurity and learning cutting edge ways to create secure environments in our 21st century driven IT world.