MorganFranklin Consulting Director Scott Binder Named ISSA Fellow

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Information security expert and current president of Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) D.C. Chapter Board of Directors recognized for contributions to cybersecurity community.

Scott Binder, Director, MorganFranklin Consulting

Scott Binder, Director, MorganFranklin Consulting

I look forward to drawing on my experience in IT controls, auditing, and resolution of control weaknesses to further the ISSA’s mission to promote management practices that ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information resources.

MorganFranklin Consulting, a D.C.-based execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor, today announced that Scott Binder has been named a Fellow by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). Binder, a Director in MorganFranklin’s Information Management & Technology solution offering, has served as President of the ISSA National Capital Chapter Board of Directors since 2013. ISSA is a nonprofit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk, and protecting critical information and infrastructure.

“I am honored to be named an ISSA Fellow and to be in the elite company of my peers and fellow leaders in the global information security community,” Binder said. “I look forward to drawing on my experience in IT controls, auditing, and the resolution of control weaknesses to further the ISSA’s mission to promote management practices that will ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information resources.”

Binder has more than 20 years of experience assisting the federal government with planning, executing, and managing complex audit and information technology engagements. He has supported numerous federal agencies and private sector clients, including the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), and U.S. departments of the Navy (DON), Labor (DOL), Justice (DOJ), and Homeland Security (DHS). Binder has served on the Board of Directors for the Montgomery/Prince George's County Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), and he has worked on various committees for other professional associations. He holds numerous professional certifications, including: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA), Certified Business Manager (CBM), Certified FISMA Compliance Practitioner (CFCP), National Security Agency Information Security (INFOSEC) Assessment Methodology (NSA-IAM) and Evaluation Methodology (NSA-IEM), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), and Federal IT Security Professional (FITSP).

The ISSA Fellow program recognizes an exemplary group of long-term members who have distinguished themselves in advancing the professionalism, stature, and influence of information security professionals. The Winter Class of 2014 will be recognized at the ISSA International Conference, which is being held Oct. 22 to Oct. 23 in Orlando, Fla.

“We congratulate Scott Binder and greatly appreciate his contributions to this association and the international cybersecurity industry,” said Ira Winkler, President of the Internet Security Advisors Group and a Director on the ISSA International Board. “The appointment to Fellow is an honor that ISSA bestows upon those members who have demonstrated a long-term commitment to both the profession and the organization. These are the types of people who are leaders in the field and deserving of such acknowledgement from their peers.”

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About MorganFranklin Consulting
MorganFranklin is a strategy and execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor. The company provides strategic thinking and hands-on support to help public companies, fast-growing private companies, and government clients manage growth and maximize performance. The firm delivers strategy, accounting and transaction services, risk and compliance, and information management and technology solutions. MorganFranklin is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has supported clients in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Learn more at http://www.morganfranklin.com.

MorganFranklin Consulting is the brand name referring to the global organization of MorganFranklin Consulting, LLC.

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