Chief Security Officer, The Patria Group
Vernon Williams, CISSP CSSLP ISSEP and ISSA Fellow, has been a security professional since 1998. Williams is a 20 year veteran as a Nuclear Submarine Officer where he obtained a MSIS and has worked in the public and private sector and as a CSSLP Instructor for ISC2 and a SANS Community Instructor for Cloud Security Fundamentals. CSO of the Patria Group, he is pursuing a Ph.D.in Information Assurance at the University of Fairfax. His area of research is on the factors affecting adoption of multi-factor authentication in the cloud.