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Join NeoSystems Chief Information Security Officer, Ed Bassett, and CMMC Accreditation Body Board Directors, Karlton Johnson and Regan Edens, for a brief conversation about CMMC compliance and preparedness.
Karlton Johnson, CMMC Accreditation Body Board Director
Karlton D. Johnson is a senior executive and respected visionary leader with over 32 years of subject matter experience in strategic leadership & risk, partnership creation, organizational excellence, mission assurance, cybersecurity and enterprise communications technologies. Mr. Johnson has deep expertise in bringing insight, clarity and direction towards empowering critical decisions that solve complex problems for organizations. He also has a proven track record of identifying growth opportunities that deliver tangible efficiencies for companies, and has broad international experience consulting to foreign governments in driving large-scale program initiatives from requirements to full implementation.
A decorated combat veteran, in 2014 Mr. Johnson retired from USAF Active Duty as a Colonel after 26 years of honorable service. Over his long and distinguished career, he successfully developed solutions that enabled business transformation globally for large, multinational organizations, exercised strategic leadership in firms of up to 47,000 employees, and led resource asset portfolios up to $5.5 billion. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Delaine Strategy Group LLC, a strategic advisory practice providing counsel to C-Suite leaders in the public, private, non-profit and government sectors.
Mr. Johnson serves in senior leadership positions on other Boards, and he also holds several Master’s Degrees and executive Graduate Certifications from various institutions to include George Washington University, National Defense University, West Virginia University, ISACA and the U.S. government.
Regan Edens, CMMC Accreditation Body Board Director
Regan Edens, Chief Transformation & Compliance Officer and Co-Founder of DTC Global. DTC Global provides digital transformation and compliance turn-key solutions for large defense contractor ecosystems, small and mid-size businesses, and tier suppliers. Mr. Edens is a subject matter expert regarding technology, security, and compliance challenges on the “path to compliance” for USG Controlled Unclassified Information, 32CFR §2002 (CUI) requirements including Export Controlled information requirementsunder ITAR and EAR.Mr. Edens has served across various public and private capacities leading highly technical, complex, and extremely demanding DoD technology-driven transformation, operations, security, and intelligence activities. Mr. Edens has led the rapid implementation of over $3.5B integrated platforms systems. Mr. Edens is a plank holder member of the National Cyber Moonshot.
Mr. Edens is a Co-Founder of the Institute for Excellence in Cyber Security Governance, an organization primarily focused on training and educating leaders on strategies and best practices for improving cyber governance “beyond the CIO” among cross-discipline organizational stakeholders. The IECSG is an umbrella organization comprised of institutions of higher learning, professional interest groups, private/public entities, and industry members. Seeking to address the barriers preventing good cyber governance, security, and compliance among a diverse group of large companies and under-represented small and mid-sized businesses (SMB) and other sub-tier suppliers. Strengthening opportuni[es for military veterans through cyber governance training and education.
Ed Bassett – Chief Information Security Officer, NeoSystems LLC
Mr. Bassett is a senior Cyber Security and Risk Management subject matter expert with over 32 years of experience in all aspects of security and privacy program architecture, design, management, and operations. His experience spans Government, Health Care, Financial Services and other industries and includes risk management, program planning, application and software security, security assessments and audits, and security operations.
He built and led a global security consulting practice specializing in security strategy, assessment and testing, and managed security services. He has been the principal advisor to many Fortune 500 and government clients on information systems security, responsible for securing their critical information assets for e-commerce transactions, sensitive health records, and classified military communication. Ed is a U.S. Army veteran and a graduate of Clarkson University where he earned a degree in computer science.
For questions, please contact Elizabeth Jimenez at Elizabeth.Jimenez@neosystemscorp.com