Stronghold Cyber Security was founded by Jason McNew and his wife Genevieve. Based in Gettysburg, PA, the firm provides expert cyber security services to small and mid-sized businesses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.
Founder and CEO Jason McNew has over 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology, including 12 years at the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) and Camp David, where he worked on some of the most secure systems in the world, for some of the most important customers in the world. While at WHCA, Jason held what is known as a “Yankee White” security clearance, also known as a PSD (Presidential Service Duty). The Yankee White is an elite clearance granted only to those of unquestionable character and integrity.
Jason, a United States Air Force veteran, holds a Master’s degree from Penn State in Information Sciences, Cyber Security and Information Assurance, in addition to a Bachelor of Science and two Associate of Science degrees. Penn State’s Cyber Security program has been reviewed and endorsed by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
In addition to being a member of numerous security focused professional organizations, Jason is also CISSP, CCNA, and ITIL certified. He is an active member of both the ASCII Group as well as Infraguard, a partnership between the FBI and members of the private sector. Jason also currently sits on CompTIA’s Channel Advisory Board (CAB).
Jason has given numerous speeches pertaining to cyber security and internet technology including the American Bar Association’s TECHSHOW 2018. He has been quoted by various forms of media and publications such as Forbes, CNBC, BBC News, The Wall Street Journal, Krebs on Security, A&E, Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, The Daily Caller, U.S. News and World Report, WGAL News, Digital Guardian, RT (formerly Russia Today), USA Weekly, American Bar Association’s Journal, Central Pennsylvania Business Journal, and many more.
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