Founder, and CEO of HKA Technology Solutions
Glenn Axelrod, a U.S. Army (Retired) Lieutenant Colonel is Founder, and CEO of HKA Technology Solutions, LLC in Mesa, Arizona. Prior to his retirement from the United States Army culminating a 33-year career, he was the Deputy Chief Information Officer responsible for the execution of secure “world-class” information technology/radio and telecommunications services supporting over 1,000 personnel during former President H.W. Bush’s State Funeral.
Glenn has 20 years of experience toward scoping and tailoring policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines by referencing NIST SP 800 series standards, ISO 27001 and 27002, international standards, Center of Internet Security (CIS), the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), International Information System Security Certification Consortium, (ISC)², and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) best practices.
Glenn is also a vetted member of InfraGard, a collaboration between the FBI and members of the private sector that facilitates timely information exchange and mutual learning opportunities related to the protection of Critical Infrastructure and the Cyber Security landscape. He collaborates with and shares best business practices with business executives, entrepreneurs, military and government officials, computer professionals, academia, and state and local law enforcement;
Glenn is registered Partner Provider/Advisor for the CMMC Center of Excellence in Alexandria, VA, as an honest broker of Cyber Capabilities leveraging, standards, design expertise, and lessons learned from leading industry groups, standards bodies, public sector leaders, and cyber communities of practice to improve and enhance the overall security and resilience of the supply chain for the defense industrial base and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Glenn also provides editorial focus for the United States Cybersecurity Magazine on practical solutions and best business practices that contribute to the positive transformation of cyberspace. United States Cybersecurity magazine serves as the industry’s voice, providing a forum for those working on the front lines of cyberwarfare, cybersecurity law and policy, and cybersecurity infrastructure to educate and inform the industry and the general public. He raises awareness about cybersecurity, cybercrime, and the industries that have sprung up in their wake. Glenn author’s content on a quarterly basis with the goal of providing solutions and resolving issues, as well as exposing and explaining the most pressing issues confronting today’s cybersecurity community.