Our next Jacksonville IT Council meeting will be

Tuesday July 30, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Free for Jacksonville IT Council Members & $10 for Guests

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Ben Finke, Managing Partner at OnDefend


Information Security & Cyber Security


Ben Finke co-founded OnDefend and currently acts as a managing partner, specifically the director of information security operations and management.

Ben Finke has over 15 years of experience in running and managing enterprise scale security programs. Ben has spent his career in multiple leadership roles in information security, including running a security practice for a managed services provider. In this role, Ben provided security consulting and day-to-day network defensive operations for a dozens of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to Software-as-a-Service providers to US Government organizations.

Ben also founded the assessment practice for several national service providers, delivering PCI QSA and other compliance audit services, as well as vulnerability management, network penetration testing, and web application security testing. Ben has also implemented threat management and security testing programs at over a dozen large organizations, developing solutions to provide a safe and resilient enterprise.

Ben regularly consults on information security, from developing threat management practices to teaching courses on secure development practices. Ben speaks regularly at public and industry events, and is a co-organizer of the BSides JAX information security conference.

Ben has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Florida State University and currently holds the CISSP and PCI Professional certifications, among others. Ben’s passions are to learn continuously, to share what he knows, and to build teams capable of amazing results.

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FSCJ Technology Center
401 W State St
Room 140                  
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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