Our President

President - Mark Whitteker

Mark Whitteker - ISSA President (Raleigh Chapter)

Mark Whitteker, MSIA, CISSP, ISP, is the senior manager of the Government Security & IT Services mission at Cisco Systems, Inc. Leading a geographically dispersed team of veteran security and IT professionals, Mark has over 20 years of experience in security architecture, secure solutions development, systems and network auditing, forensic discovery, vulnerability assessments, and security management. He has an extensive background in the application of US government regulations and requirements, including both physical and logical security, with notable success and accomplishments in directing a broad range of corporate security initiatives through the design, planning and implementation of classified and unclassified solutions supporting key business objectives. He served as the Vice President for the Raleigh chapter of the ISSA from 2013-2015, and teaches IT security courses in his copious free time.

Chapter Goals:

1. Increase member collaboration and chapter growth through hands-on learning opportunities, community outreach, and strategic partnerships.

2. Provide career guidance and mentorship by teaming with local colleges, universities and technical schools.

3. Develop and continue to grow the area's premier information security conference.

4. Drive membership value by tailoring the chapter offerings to an ever increasing and diverse group of information security professionals.