Mark Edwards
Senior Director
CISM, CISSP

Industry Expertise

Practice Focus

Biography

Mark is an information security veteran who has been solving corporate cybersecurity problems since 2001. His background includes experience working as a global cybersecurity and privacy consultant covering a wide range of industry groups, regulations (GDPR, PCI, HIPAA, CFS, etc.), and frameworks (NIST, ISO, HITRUST CSF, COBIT, etc.). He helps commercial entities be protected from cyber theft and digital losses through his deep technical understanding of security technologies and solutions as well as a strong knowledge of global threats and compliance requirements.

Prior to joining Moss Adams, Mark held director and executive-level positions for technology and cybersecurity companies and was the deputy chief information security officer for a defense contractor.

Selected Publications

  • "Implementing a Practical, Economical Risk-Based Information Security Program" (Moss Adams Insight, December 2018)
  • "Cybersecurity Threats Are Always Present—Here’s How You Assess Your Risk" (San Diego Business Journal, October 2018)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Reduce Departmental Division and Strengthen Business Operations
    (Moss Adams Webcast, February 2019)
  • Six Steps to an Affordable Risk-Based Information Security Program
    (Moss Adams Webcast, December 2018)
  • When Worlds Collide: Improving IT Audit Effectiveness with IT Security
    (IIA Dallas Super Conference, October 2018)
  • Building a Security Operations Center for California’s Second Largest Credit Union,
    SecureWorks Global Sales Meeting (April 2016)

Education

  • AAS, laser and fiber optic technology, Camden County College
  • BSET, electrical engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • MBA, business and economics, University of Delaware