Jeff Stein is an Information Security Architect focused on topics covering Governance, Application, Cloud, Network, Data and Physical security with an eye towards building robust security programs. In addition to security he has a background in Systems Engineering and Administration. Jeff has written on various security topics for industry publications and has worked in both the tech and fintech space. His background in IT also includes employment with the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Jeff received a Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance from Western Governors University and holds numerous certifications, including his CISSP, GCED, Certified Ethical Hacker, CHFI, Security+ and Palo Alto ACE. Prior to becoming an IT professional, Jeff served in the U.S. Peace Corps as a community development worker and teacher in the Federated States of Micronesia. He spends his free time collecting comic books, playing guitar and with his wife and two children.