Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Overall Rank: 324
Category: IT Management
Category Rank: 36
Infosec’s mission is to put people at the center of cybersecurity. They help IT and security professionals advance their careers with skills development and certifications while empowering all employees with security awareness and phishing training to stay cyber safe at work and home. More than 70% of the Fortune 500 have relied on Infosec Skills to develop their security talent, and more than 5 million learners worldwide are more cyber-resilient from Infosec IQ’s security awareness training.
INFOSEC IQ : Security awareness training & phishing simulations
Employees are not a cybersecurity problem. They’re part of the solution. Infosec IQ security awareness training and phishing simulations empower employees with the knowledge and skills to stay cyber secure at work and home.
Andrew Beattie, Chief Strategy Officer
Andrew Beattie is a strategy and operations professional with over ten years of experience across a broad range of industries. Andrew leads a strategic analytics team at Infosec that measures and advises on sales and marketing performance, and also directs cross-functional operational projects to ensure go-to-market technologies and processes deliver value. Previously, Andrew was project leader at Boston Consulting Group where he worked in manufacturing operations and organization design consulting. Andrew spent his early career in operations roles at start-up companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
John Haushalter, Chief Financial Officer
John Haushalter is CFO at Infosec, where he leads the company’s finance, accounting, legal and human resources teams. Previously, John worked in a variety of roles at Shopbop, a subsidiary of Amazon.com. Most recently he was senior finance manager with additional responsibilities overseeing business intelligence and Shopbop’s merchandising initiatives on Amazon. Prior to Shopbop, he was an equity research associate at Baird. John has a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Business and an undergraduate degree from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Jason Swafford, Chief Technology Officer
Jason Swafford is a dynamic technology and business executive with over 20 years of experience leading high-growth technology and engineering teams. As the Chief Technology Officer at Infosec, Jason oversees the company’s software engineering and product organization to accelerate platform innovation, execute Infosec’s go-to-market strategy and deliver customer value. Before this role, Jason served as the Senior Vice President of Technology at Cengage Learning. Philosophically, he believes in authenticity, virtuosity, and teamwork. He thinks anything can be done when intentions are good and missions are aligned, so he works to empower everyone around him every day. Jason holds a Psychology degree from Central Michigan University.
Fostering education opportunities
Infosec scholarship program, Infosec Accelerate, aims to inspire new talent with the resources to pursue and achieve their career aspirations in cybersecurity.
Infosec also partners with organizations like Vets in Tech to help transitioning military veterans and their spouses expand their skill sets.
And they’re committed to educators — providing hundreds of thousands of free security awareness training licenses to colleges, universities and K-12 schools to keep students safe online.
Infosec’s inclusive values and culture expand beyond our own workplace. Through Infosec Gives, they support local and national causes that advocate and take action for equality and justice. Infosec proudly backs Brave Space Alliance, Black Lives Matter, GLSEN, Girls Who Code and other equity-driven organizations.
A core pillar of Infosec Accelerate scholarships is to help close the gender and diversity gaps in tech jobs by empowering underrepresented groups with the skills and means to succeed.
Strengthening local communities
Infosec encourages and supports all employees to engage in their own communities and the causes that matter most to them. Infosec’s commitment to them is to provide paid volunteer time and matching donations for the issues they’re passionate about.
Current employee-selected priorities include addressing homelessness and building self-reliance, protecting the environment and supporting education.
“We definitely have the buy-in. What started off as an idea is now running full force. It went from nothing very quickly to acceptance and appreciation for what we are trying to do to make the county safer.” – Milwaukee County
“We’ve significantly increased awareness overall and are starting to see a shift in culture. Employees understand the importance of information security and are playing a much more active role in keeping our data secure.” – Amway
“Since starting these campaigns, we’ve noticed a huge increase in the amount of suspicious emails reported to the security department. People are definitely a lot more aware.” – Penn National Gaming
“Our people thrive on being able to celebrate their progress. Communicating a pass rate instead of a failure rate helps us do that.” – Institute of International Education (IIE)
“Cleaning up a malware infection can take hours and multiple personnel. Since adding Infosec IQ into our service offering, we’ve had fewer infected machines, which helps protect our margins.” – MSP