Zyston Names Class of 2018 for Cybersecurity Leadership Development Program

Dallas, TX – May 10, 2018 – Zyston LLC, an information security solutions company, today announced individuals named to the 2018 class of its cybersecurity leadership development program known as Top Gun.

Zyston congratulates Christian Bohren, Bradley Mumme and Compton Stocki who are joining as Security Associates having recently graduated from Texas A&M University.

Joining the team as Advisory Interns are Steph Jurovic (Texas Christian University – Class of 2019), Rachel Merkel (Texas A&M University – Class of 2019) and Alex Todorovic (Tulane University – Class of 2020).

Photo: Top Row – Rachel Merkel, Christian Bohren, Bradley Mumme; Bottom Row – Alex Todorovic, Steph Jurovic, Compton Stocki

Launched in June 2017 and spearheaded by Zyston Principal Jonathan Steenland, former CISO at Fujitsu, Zyston’s Top Gun program is designed to provide young professionals with accelerated career opportunities. The program takes a holistic approach to leadership development by combining world-class curriculum with dynamic, immersive learning experiences intended to grow and mature the next generation of cybersecurity leaders.

Zyston’s Top Gun program includes technical training in skills such as hacking and social engineering from members of Zyston’s executive leadership and team of technical experts, including Zyston’s Director of Technical Services Jason Ostrom who embraces new technology and teaching as a passion. Ostrom has two decades of experience conducting assessments for network infrastructure and applications. He has presented on application security at several security events in the past, including Forrester and The SANS Institute, and presented to government entities such as the Department of Justice.

“The training program we’ve created at Zyston is completely unique to the industry and follows our core belief that the success of an information security program starts with people, not technology,” said Steenland. “At Zyston, we proudly operate with a ‘people first’ mentality which means we invest in providing the hands-on technical training, accelerated leadership development and holistic life skills training designed to create the maximum level of success for young professionals entering what is arguably one of the most exciting, yet challenging career fields available today – information security.”

ABOUT ZYSTON

Zyston is an information security solutions company providing businesses the comprehensive range of end-to-end services required to build and operate mature, cost-effective security programs. Zyston’s full range of offerings includes: advising and consulting services essential to the design and development of strategic, sustainable information security programs; talent acquisition and staff augmentation services that enable companies to source dedicated, industry-leading security experts to ensure the right team is in place; and managed services capabilities designed to significantly and rapidly improve an organization’s situational awareness and security posture. For more information, visit zyston.com.

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