Scott C. Algeier
Conrad, Inc. was established in 2005 by Scott Algeier, a recognized homeland security thought leader who regularly speaks at cybersecurity conferences within the U.S. and overseas. Scott has 20 years of experience in the field. In addition to leading Conrad, Inc., Scott serves as the Executive Director of both the Information Technology-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC) and the Industry Consortium for Advancement of Security on the Internet (ICASI), responsible for the daily management and strategic development of both organizations. As such, Scott has detailed knowledge and experience in enterprise and product security issues, both from a policy and operational perspective.
Scott helped to establish and serves as the Treasurer of the IT Sector Coordinating Council and is a member of the Executive Committee of the DHS ICT Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force. In addition, he served several years as the Vice Chair of the National Council of ISACs. He also was Chair of the IT Risk Assessment Working Group which developed the IT Sector Baseline Risk Assessment. In 2009, this assessment developed a “critical functions” based approach to risk management. This approach is now being adopted by DHS to identify and manage national risks to national level critical functions.
Scott earned a Master's Degree in International Relations and European Studies from the University of Kent, Canterbury's London Centre of International Relations, and is an honors graduate of Gettysburg College.
Scott C. Algeier
FOUNDER, CEO AND PRESIDENT
The Cybersecurity Operations Manager servers as the technical and analytic lead for Conrad, Inc.’s engagement with clients. Jonathan leads Conrad, Inc.’s operations team, manages operational support of clients such as the IT-ISAC and NTCA, and supports the operations team by providing enhanced analysis. Leading the team that provides analytic and operations support to Conrad, Inc. clients, Jonathan’s primary responsibilities include: Working with clients to better understand and meet their operational and analytic requirements, program managing client special interest groups, and committees, training and supervising the Cybersecurity Operations Coordinator, ensuring client operational requirements are being met, reviewing and evaluating potential technology and analysis tools that could drive value to Conrad, Inc. and it’s clients, and lastly, Jonathan works to build, maintain, and grow operational partnerships with partner organizations. Jonathan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Liberty University, where he received a degree in Information Technology: Data Networking and Security.
Ian is primarily responsible for identifying, researching, and sharing cyber threat information and analysis with clients. As part of his work in support of the IT-ISAC, Ian coordinates cybersecurity operations and develops daily and weekly threat reports to facilitate sharing among members and lead the weekly Technical Committee meetings. Ian also produces out of cycle threat and analytical reports during incidents. In this role, Ian links analysts and incident responders from across the IT-ISAC’s global membership. Ian has over 7 years of systems administration experience as a 1st Lieutenant in an enterprise-class correctional facility. Throughout his IT career, he has made significant improvements to proprietary systems and has held the over-all responsibility of securing their infrastructures. One of his major accomplishments was implementing a local-storage for police body cameras for a 24/7 jail environment, where he built the servers, automated their processes, and configured storage arrays for high availability and failover. While working in the Information Technology field, Ian has obtained several security certifications and continues to self-study whenever he has free time.
CYBER OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
CYBER OPERATIONS ASSISTANT
Asim works closely with the operations team in identifying, researching, and sharing cyber threat information and analysis with clients. He is responsible for developing daily, weekly, and incident-specific analytical reports summarizing important cyber threats, attacks, and trends. Asim also serves as the initial operational point of contact and triage for clients. He facilitates regular technical discussions among cyber analysts from client organizations and helps to maintain trusted relationships with various partner organizations, including the U.S Department of Homeland Security. Asim graduated Summa Cum Laude from George Mason University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with a concentration in Cybersecurity.
CYBER OPERATIONS ASSISTANT
As the Cyber Operations Assistant, Cariza provides assistance to the Operations team by utilizing open-source media and other established partner relationships to identify, research, prioritize and share cyber threat information in a daily open-source report. She currently provides support in the tracking of and reporting on various cyber-criminal groups, supporting the Operations Manager in developing threat, incident, actor or campaign related reports, uploading threat intelligence information into analytical platforms, and correlating data into graphs and charts. Additionally, Cariza assists other members of the team, as needed, on projects they are engaged in. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from George Mason University with a bachelor's degree in Computational and Data Sciences.
Shaniece joined Conrad, Inc in 2021 as the Staff Assistant and served in that role until late 2022 where she began her current position as the Client Engagement and Programs Coordinator. She is responsible for providing best in class services to clients and partners, program managing the development of white papers and other client deliverables and serving as the primary point of contact to address client needs and requests. She serves as a link between the company’s cyber operations team and clients. Shaniece graduated from Old Dominion University with a bachelors degree in Physical Education, with a concentration in Exercise Science.
CLIENT ENGAGEMENT & PROGRAMS COORDINATOR
Elena provides administrative and program support to Conrad, Inc. and its clients. She assists the operations team with the development, formatting, and distribution of analytic reports and also collaborates with the accounting team, member engagement coordinator, and executive director on invoice processing. She is responsible for assisting with the planning and execution of meetings and events and works with the team to plan, develop, and schedule podcasts and webinars. Elena graduated from Mount Olive University with a bachelors degree in Criminal