Shon is a Cybersecurity professional who has been serving in the IT Security Field for over 14 years. He is a retire Air National Guard Lt. Col. whose career started as a Weapons Systems Officer (WSO) flying B1B Bombers. As the military changed, Shon was provided the opportunity to lead teams for highly skilled military hackers on missions to expose information security gaps and then training military personnel on ways to best address and correct the issues they discovered.
Shon now works as an IT Security Leader for one of the largest private companies in the world. He provides guidance, direction, and recommendations how to best protect and secure his employer’s sensitive information on a global scale.
Shon is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and has achieved the certification for Legal Issues in Information Technology and Security (GLEG).
Shon is also a Commercial Pilot and Instructor. He has been blessed to be married to his wife Trish for 23 years. They have seven children, three biological and four born from their hearts that yearn to answer the call of “caring for the orphans.” This calling has taken them to China three times and once to Uganda. Adoption has blessed them immeasurably!
Reduce Cyber Risk was created to offer up a practical and actionable guidance from years of experience and Industry Best Practices. Not in a complicated manner, but striving to teach and train at an easy to understand level, I affectionately call it the “3rd Grade test”. If 90% of the people can understand it, then we have hit pay-dirt and are making progress!