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Dennis is a proud Kentuckian, Father, Husband, Grand Father, and Veteran. Dennis started his Information Security career in the Military, and has worked in the Automotive Industry, Healthcare, Federal Government, and Finance Industries as an Information Security Leader. Dennis currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for The Cabinet of Health and Family Services (CHFS) for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Dennis has a passion for Information Security, and igniting that same passion in others to create future leaders. Dennis has taught Information Security courses at different colleges, and speaks regularly at conferences, and group events.
Dennis holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Management, a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Security, a Master’s of Information Systems, and working towards completing his PhD in Management-Information Technology.
Some of Dennis’ most recent accomplishments include:
The Chief Information Security Office received the Best of Kentucky Award for Most Innovative Security Program (2017 & 2018)
Dennis has been quoted in articles for Forbes Magazine, and chosen to speak at numerous conferences, and training sessions
Recently contributed to several cyber security books
The Language of Cybersecurity
Recent contribution to Cybersecurity articles