The Mako Group has promoted Brandyn Fisher to the position of Director of Security Services. In this position, he will lead the team assisting clients with identifying security vulnerabilities within their external and internal networks, web applications, and other network attack vectors. These responsibilities include using tools, techniques, and tactics commonly deployed by malicious actors to assess the overall networks and potential weaknesses that may enable a security breach. Fisher most recently held the position of Information Systems Security Manager.
“For over seven years Brandyn has continuously demonstrated his skills as an exemplary penetration tester,” said David Lefever, Chief Executive Officer, The Mako Group. “We’re proud that our penetration testing practice has grown to the point where it is competing with some of the largest consulting firms in the world and Brandyn’s dedication, expertise, and attention to detail are a big reason for that.”
Fisher received his formal education from the Indiana Institute of Technology where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Security and Investigation, and Western Governor’s University (WGU) where he obtained his Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance. Brandyn is an active member in Indiana InfraGard, a CyberPatriot Mentor, and volunteers with the Security Advisor Alliance Cybersecurity Converge Tour.
Throughout his career Fisher has earned an impressive list of certifications which include Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), PenTest+, Security+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Project+, CompTIA Network Vulnerability Assessment Professional (CNVP), Tenable Nessus Certified User (TNCU), and Tenable Nessus Certified Auditor (TNCA).
About The Mako Group
The Mako Group is a cyber risk management consultancy with offices in Chicago, Detroit, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Orlando and Washington, DC. The company specializes in cybersecurity, audit, risk and management advisory, and focuses on relationships, communication and strategic, individualized deliverables for their partners. By providing customized, high quality work using a combination of benchmarking and industry leading practices, The Mako Group reduces cyber risk while creating peace of mind.