Security Gurus Reveal Their Mentors: The Bosses

In the first installment of this series on mentors we looked at the influencers, those mentors who are recognized as being the catalysts responsible for landing our respondents where they are today.

In this second part, we look at the mentors who are current or former employers, managers, or were similarly in a superior or supervisory role and had a deep impact on our respondent’s knowledge base and subsequent career choices:

Jack Whitsitt (@sintixerr), Principle Analyst at Energy Sector Security Consortium

My more recent mentor is Kelley Bray (@CIKRMom) who was at the time in charge of the TSA Cyber Security Awareness & Outreach Team (CSAO) team in which I was the other, junior federal employee, and she was the co-chair of the Transportation Systems Security Cyber Working Group (TSSCWG).