Speaker: Mark Akins

Mark Akins is a managing partner and primary Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) for 1st Secure IT, LLC. 1st Secure IT is a well-respected Qualified Security Assessor Company for the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council that operates in the US, Caribbean and Latin America. He holds several industry certifications including PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, MCSE, and MCNE. Mark is laser focused on the Payment card industry data security standard and is recognized for his advanced expertise in information security architecture, communications, network security and auditing organizations on industry standards compliance.