SOURCE: CyberUnited

CyberUnited

April 15, 2015 09:00 ET

Mike Coomes Joins CyberUnited as SVP, Strategy and Development

US Department of Defense Veteran Brings Fourteen Years of Cyber Security Experience

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2015) - Mike Coomes has joined CyberUnited as a Senior Vice President of Strategy and Development. CyberUnited is a top cybersecurity intelligence consulting firm providing enterprise IT security consulting services and solutions. In one of his first moves at the company he will be opening an East coast office in Columbia, Maryland. Coomes will oversee all business development for the company as well assisting with the strategic direction for all consulting services and solutions.

"I'm excited to have Mike join our management team as we continue to expand in a number of areas," said Darin Andersen, Chairman and CEO of CyberUnited. "Mike's experience in the government sector provides expertise that will help us grow that part of our business swiftly. Equally important, his tremendous knowledge of the cyber security industry and compelling thought leadership will act as a further accelerant for strong growth."

Prior to joining CyberUnited, Coomes was Director of International Cyber Security and Internet Governance for Department of Defense. There he developed cooperative cybersecurity agreements between allied and partner nations, developed cybersecurity capability development plans and developed a cybersecurity resource guide to aid partners and allies with reference to best practices, training and standards for cybersecurity.

In addition, Mr. Coomes was the national Chair for NATO's Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Capability Panel. Mr. Coomes was previously a career naval officer, a NATO staff officer and was also a Naval Attaché.

Mike received a degree in East Asian Studies from the University of Kansas and a Masters in National Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School.

"CyberUnited provides unique consulting capabilities that cut across all sectors of business and government," Coomes noted. "I decided to transition into the private sector because the need there is so great. The decision to come here was an easy one. The company is poised for tremendous growth over the next three years and I know I can make a major contribution to that growth."

About CyberUnited

CyberUnited is a cybersecurity intelligence consulting firm providing enterprise IT security consulting services and solutions. CyberUnited's team of highly skilled certified IT security professionals offer a full range of cybersecurity services and enterprise IT security consulting and implementation. These services include: cybersecurity policy and operational procedure development and training. Cybersecurity engineering and architecture design; operational security management; network security testing and evaluation; computer security incident response; vulnerability analysis; malicious code analysis; security risk assessment; and security assessment and authorization (A&A) compliance. 

CyberUnited offers fixed and variable pricing on turnkey risk assessment and Authorization & Assessment services. For more information visit: www.cyberunited.com.