Chris Clymer has roughly 20 years experience working within IT and IT security, serving as a functional CISO for organizations as diverse as Healthcare, Financial Services, Government, Retail, Manufacturing, and Technology. Chris has developed security programs for large publicly traded Fortune 500’s, for SMB’s with only a few dozen employees, and just about everywhere else in-between.
Within his role at MRK, Chris runs a CISO practice focused on developing & maturing security programs, from the top down. The CISO team partners very closely with business leaders, and develops functional, effective security programs…not simply a pile of documentation. Chris and the team are very passionate about ensuring that security problems are truly solved, and that the bar for security is continually raised for all of us.
Chris has achieved industry certifications including ISO 27001 Auditor, CISSP, CISA, GIAC GPEN, GIAC GWAPT, and FAIR