Paul Gozaloff originally taught cybersecurity as a contractor at Dyntek Services where he led a nationwide group of employees and consultants to create an information security practice focused on state and local government agencies. In this role Mr. Gozaloff led the Post September 11th cybersecurity assessments on behalf of five municipalities in the state of Florida, multiple NYC agencies and the New York Power Authority, the nation’s largest public electric utility.
Mr. Gozaloff was the lead instructor teaching cybersecurity network management and the CISSP program to US Army enlisted soldiers, officers, and contractors at the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence located on Fort Gordon, GA. In addition to teaching cybersecurity to the military, Mr. Gozaloff also has a track record of teaching the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and CISSP to defence contractors seeking to qualify their employees to DoD 8570 Information Assurance Training ( IAT) Level III.
Mr. Gozaloff has also held a variety of cybersecurity roles for multiple international companies. These roles include Cybersecurity Analyst, Instructor, Manager, Engineer, and Compliance Professional. In the area of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Mr. Gozaloff has also held the role of an auditor and an analyst managing a strategy for enterprise risk management as it relates to FISMA, DoD 8500, DCID 6/3, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and Sox in both a management and a consulting capacity.
Mr. Gozaloff’s information security certifications include Certified Systems Security Professional (CISSP, #31397, 2002), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP,2017), EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH,2020), Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES,2019), Certified Incident Handler (E|CIH, 2019), Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI, 2020), and CSA Certified Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK, 2017). Other certification accomplishments include three recent AWS Certifications, five CompTIA certifications as well as five legacy system and network industry certifications.
In addition to the above mentioned industry security certifications Mr. Gozaloff holds both a Bachelors and a Masters Degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Western Governors University.
Mr. Gozaloff is also a Veteran of the United States Navy.