Melissa McCoy

Ms. McCoy contributes 30 years of security and information assurance experience to Kaizen Approach. She has worked with a wide variety of security disciplines, including network security, host and application security, security policy development, operations, security certification /compliance and architecture/design. Ms. McCoy’s background is primarily in commercial IT environments, with recent years spent assisting the Intelligence Community. For Kaizen Approach, she manages the commercial cybersecurity practice and specifically supports individual customer’s cyber security solutions.

Previously, Ms. McCoy was responsible for a former employer becoming ISO 27001 / BS7799 certified for seven consecutive years. Ms. McCoy was a key person in developing and maintaining an enterprise security program for a major financial services company. Ms. McCoy earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Penn State University and her Masters in Information Technology from George Washington University. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and an Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

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