Tectonic Security was created by Mark Baldwin to help small and medium-sized businesses address their information security needs. Mark has over 16 years of direct experience, working in the trenches in the field of information security. He has worked in a variety of industries including E-commerce, Telecommunications, Insurance, Software and Networking. He possesses a solid understanding of the threats to information systems and understands how to use technology and processes to address those threats and mitigate risks. Throughout his career, Mark has built and maintained information security programs that have improved system security, reduced risk, and successfully achieved compliance (PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA).
Mark holds a B.A. (cum laude) and M.A. from Louisiana State University. Additionally, he holds numerous highly respected certifications in the field of information security including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and SANS GIAC Security Leader (GSLC).
Mark has conducted research which is published on InfosecStuff.com as well as other information security outlets such as Infosec Island. He is also frequently used as an expert source for online IT publications such as CSOonline.com.