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SecureNinja appoints Joseph McCray as Chief Technology Officer

Feb. 12, 2014

Cybersecurity’s most recognizable network and application security practitioner, instructor and developer joins leading cybersecurity firm to defend corporate and government security postures

ALEXANDRIA, VA February 07, 2014. SecureNinja, the leader in cybersecurity training and consulting for government, defense and enterprise organizations, announced today that Joseph McCray will join the SecureNinja executive management team as Chief Technology Officer, effective February 15th.

Joe McCray is an Air Force Veteran and has been in cybersecurity for over 10 years. His background includes both network and web application penetration testing, as well as incident response and forensics within the DoD and commercial sector. His extensive experience and deep knowledge, mixed with his comedic teaching style has led Joe to be one of the most highly sought after experts in the industry.

Joe makes speaking appearances and gives seminars at major events in the security community such as Black Hat, DEFCON, BruCon, Hacker Halted, Hacktivity and many more. Joe is the recipient of the 2009 EC-Council Instructor Circle of Excellence Award and the 2010 EC-Council Instructor of the Year Award.

"SecureNinja is rapidly expanding its high-end cybersecurity training offerings, and is focused on building global security consulting services” said SecureNinja President Ned Snow. “We are extremely excited to have Joe join our executive team to architect innovative products fulfill demand from our customers."

"I’ve known most of the SecureNinja team members for years. I love their passion for security, and the way they work as a team on everything.” McCray said. “I’m really grateful for the opportunity and I welcome the challenge."

In addition to cybersecurity training and consulting services, SecureNinja produces regular video content via their production arm, SecureNinjaTV.  .  With their rapidly expanding audience and YouTube channel following, Joe McCray will prove a valuable asset in assisting show host Alicia Webb interviewing industry experts on hot cybersecurity topics during industry events and trade shows.

“We are thrilled to have Joe as a part of SecureNinjaTV. With his extensive experience working in the technical field he will be able to identify and discuss the hard hitting topics surrounding cybersecurity, the things our fans really want and need to know”, said Alicia Webb.