Submitted by CyberHub Summit on Tue, 08/27/2019 - 07:45
Mark Houpt
Mark Houpt
Chief Information Security Officer at DataBank

Specializing leading and managing security teams and programs within a Cloud Service environment, security/vulnerability assessments professional and security compliance with vendor acquisitions and assessments. An expert on the application of FedRAMP, HIPAA, and PCI-DSS in a shared tenant environment.

Responsible for communicating control responsibilities in cloud services to customers and internal agents and agencies, preparing for audits and accomplishing annual Service Organizations / Vendor assessment and compliance processes by the development of a repeatable assurance program that allows for measurement of security posture, year over year.

Conversely, I am an expert in assisting smaller and mid-size companies in presenting their security posture to potential business partners, guiding your company through the complex and sometimes daunting process of answering vendor security/posture questionnaires, developing a compliant security program, and remaining compliant with client demands.


- Technology and Security Leadership, Management and Strategy (Former Chief Technology Officer in the higher education arena.)

- MS-Information Security and Assurance (MS-ISA), Western Governors Univesity
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
- Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
- Certified COMPTIA Security + | Network + | A+

- Ethical Hacking
- Network Security
- Physical Security
- Privacy Professional (IAPP)
- CRISC Training
- Policy Compliance and Auditing
- Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
- Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
- Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBa)
- Risk Assessment
- Citrix ZenApp 6.5
- Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2 w (Roles - RDP/DNS/AD/DHCP)
- Server Administration and Management
- Network Administration and Management
- Workstation Administration and Management