Joshua NicholsonCyber Security Coach & Mentor, Darkstack7, LLC.

Josh is a proven leader and security engineer with over 20+ years of cyber security experience spanning multiple technical disciplines and technologies. He brings years of hands-on information security, engineering, consulting, incident response, operations, and management experience. Over his career he has personally managed, designed, and built cyber security defense and monitoring systems, coordinated countless real-world cyber security incidents, conducted security assessments of fortune 1000 companies, and presented on cyber threats to executive management clients for large financial services companies. His is also a regular speaker at several industry conferences and events and is a former United States Marine weapons instructor. He is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans with a BS degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) with a minor in Telecommunications. He’s married with five children living in Charlotte, NC and enjoys scuba diving, working out, and has been a competitive pool player for over 15 years.