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Friday, June 21, 2024

Mark Tanner

Mark Tanner, Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Protection Professional (CPP) is the President of HunaTek, an Alaskan Native Company. He is a highly technical, hands-on Information Technology and Security Executive with a wealth of knowledge and experience partnering with the United States government and private companies to develop and maintain robust information security and program management strategies. He has routinely established, developed, and matured organizations to deliver high quality results to meet information technology and mission objectives. Tanner has managed security tasks such as continuity of operations and information security assessments, implementations, and audits of NIST Special Publications 800-53 and 800-171 to include their maturity as it relates to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. He has performed implementations and audits of ISO certifications for 9001 (Quality Management), 20000 (IT Services Management), and 27001 (Information Security Management). During his 23-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation he served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Phoenix Division, Deputy Chief Information Officer, and head of the Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force. In the private sector he has worked at small, medium, and large companies with a focus on business strategies, business development, and program management. He serves on the board of AFCEA Bethesda and leads its annual Law Enforcement and Public Safety (LEAPS) Technology Forum. Tanner holds an accounting degree from East Carolina University. Federal Computer Week magazine recognized and highlighted Tanner as one of the ten “new IT leaders” in the federal government, and he was a finalist for the Citigroup Smith Barney CIO of the Year Award.
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