Officers


 

Scott Devault

President

Scott is the Chief Security Engineer for AEgis Technologies Group and in charge of Security Engineering for the Air Force Modeling & Simulations Training Program, supporting the Life Cycle Management Center and NORAD.

Scott graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and earned a Master’s of Science in Information Systems Technology and Computer Security at Capella University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and a Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), conferred by (ISC)2.

Scott is married to his wife Diana of over 20 years and has five children. He has worked in computer security for over 25 years, is an Air Force veteran of Desert Storm, and a mentor for the U.S. CyberPatriot program.

 

Lee V. Mangold

Vice President

Lee Mangold is a researcher, author, student, entrepreneur and educator. Through his work in both private and public organizations, Lee has built a diverse profile of high-tech projects and security solutions. Over the past 15 years in information security, Lee spent 14 years working as a network operations manager for a US Department of Defense contractor, and is now the vice-president of the Florida Security Alliance and a Senior Security Engineer at GuidePoint Security. Lee was also the recipient of the 2013 (ISC)2 Information Security Leadership Award (ISLA) Community Service Star designation.

As a researcher and a doctoral candidate, Lee is interested in methods of effectively training information security to the masses. His research explores the concepts of adaptive training in which the student receives information security training that is automatically tailored to their position and experience. In addition to his coursework, Lee was also elected as the 2013 President of the NCU Lambda Eta chapter of Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business.

Outside of the “office”, Lee can usually be found in front of a computer somewhere! To break the computer and internet addiction, Lee has also become an avid cyclist (not good, but avid)!

 

 

Jonathan Grimm

Technical Director

As a second generation IT Professional from the West Coast, Jonathan has steadily risen through the ranks throughout his career. With many years of Helpdesk, System Administration and Project Management under his belt, Jonathan currently serves as IT Manager within a Gaming and Entertainment environment here in Central Florida.

 

In addition to being a family man, Jonathan enjoys volunteering his time as a mentor in the Cyber Patriot program at Spruce Creek High School.

 

Acting as Director of Technical Operations, Jonathan is passionate about developing Virtual Competitions for our Cyber Camp participants.

 

Jess Hires

Northeast Regional Director

Jess Hires is a hacker, mentor, builder, breaker, and teacher. Jess is a security consultant at Optiv Security, the founder of Jax Locksport (TOOOL Chapter) and Security B-Sides Jacksonville, the coordinator for various tech groups in the Jacksonville area, and the Regional Director for North Florida for the Florida Cyber Alliance. When he's not breaking networks and computers, he can often be found picking locks, flying drones, and teaching others in these areas. 

   

Jonathan Singer

Tampa Regional Director

Jonathan Singer has over seven years of working experience, and previously worked for a Central Florida ISP specializing in abuse and information security in web hosting and networking. His experience includes incident response, web application security, PCI compliance, and Linux and Windows server administration and hardening. Singer has participated in many speaking engagements around Florida and currently holds his GCIA and GPEN certifications. Jonathan attended the University of Central Florida’s Information Technology program. While at UCF, he founded the Collegiate Cyber Defense Club and was elected as President and Captain of the varsity cyber defense team. He successfully led the team to victory in the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, ranking as one of the top 10 teams in the nation.

 

Tony Turner

Space Coast Regional Director

Tony is an Information Security leader with a hacker mindset and a passion for dispelling common security myths, breaking down organizational silos and building security communities. He has over 20 years of working experience in technology, specializing in Web Application Security Architecture, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Information Security program development and strategy and community development. Tony currently works at GuidePoint Security as a Practice Lead. He holds a BS in Information Security and Compliance from Hodges University, founded and leads the OWASP Orlando Chapter, is the WAFEC Project Leader and founded and coordinates the Security B-Sides Orlando security conference and speaks frequently at industry events.