Paul W. Hurley, CISSP
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Securicon’s security practices are based on the security assessment methodologies designed and created by Paul Hurley, our Chief Executive Officer and General Manager. With over 40 years of experience in telecommunications, information systems, and cyber security services, Paul’s expertise spans penetration testing and vulnerability assessments, risk analysis, security program management and even physical security.
Prior to joining Securicon, Paul was the Vice President of Professional Services at Riptech, where he cultivated the most skilled security professionals in the industry. Before that, he consulted with customers of Troy Systems and managing Troy’s penetration and vulnerability assessment team. Paul spent the first 20 years of his career in the U.S. Air Force, where he managed communications and performed special duty assignments with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Mr. Hurley was instrumental in growing the DLANET, and later, migrating it to a DoD-wide network.
Paul’s expertise also extends into public utilities. He has worked with more than three dozen utility clients with over 40 individual networks or System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
Michael Flemming, ISSAP, ISSMP, CISSP
President, Chief Operating Officer
As President, Chief Operating Officer, and joint owner of Securicon, Mike Flemming is responsible for operating one of the nation’s premier information security consulting companies. Mike is responsible for hiring and maintaining the best cyber security minds and delivering optimal cyber security solutions to Securicon customers. For over 15 years, he has helped Securicon grow into the thriving, respected company that it is today.
Prior to joining Securicon, Mike worked in various jobs as an information security and cyber security consulting expert; protecting the Department of Defense, the Federal Government, commercial entities, and many of our nation’s most critical infrastructures. From 2000 to 2002, while at Riptech/Symantec, Mike managed teams of highly skilled “ethical hackers” in performing penetration tests and security assessments for Fortune 500 companies and the Federal Government. Many of these assessments focused on the Energy Sector and ensuring the “lights stay on.” Prior to Riptech/Symantec, as a Computer Intrusion Security Specialist, he helped build and establish the newly formed U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General’s Computer Intrusion Unit. From 1986 to 1999, Mike worked for the Intelligence Community, performing and managing work in the areas of information assurance, incident response and forensics, network and telecommunications security, application design, software development, database development and programming. Mike was hand-picked to help staff a newly formed elite network intrusion and analysis unit in response to significant computer intrusions targeting the Department of Defense.
Harry Regan, CISSP, CISM, PSP
Vice President, Security Services
Securicon’s Vice President of Security Services, Harry Regan, is a security, Information Technology (IT), and operations professional with over 30 years of commercial, industrial, federal, and defense experience. He manages the Securicon commercial security consulting team and is responsible for overseeing the successful execution of commercial engagements.
In addition to enterprise security environments, Harry has extensive experience in industrial and process control systems protection, cyber and physical security programs, and operations in critical infrastructure organizations and for regulated industries. Harry has direct experience in defensive and offensive security techniques; technology-based countermeasures; System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems; building and industrial infrastructure systems; NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC-CIP); and a number of regulatory compliance programs. Throughout his career, he has gained subject-matter expertise in areas such as emergency response, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, and regulatory compliance.
Harry has been featured in interviews on CNN and NBC regarding a variety of security technologies and has been a prolific speaker at the RSA Security Conference, DEFCON, DerbyCon and other security conferences. His insight and knowledge allow Securicon to successfully deliver security services to our customers on a daily basis.
David Carpenter, PMP, CISM, CISSP
Vice President, Risk Management Operations
As a skilled Senior Security Engineer and Program Manager, David Carpenter performs a full range of Risk Management Framework (RMF) services for Securicon. He understands governance and compliance requirements and has managed several major cybersecurity initiatives that enhanced the overall security posture of our clients.
Prior to Securicon, David served as the Program Manager for Information Assurance at Spirit Aerosystems, where he developed, implemented, and coordinated a Global Risk Management Program based on NIST 800-39 RMF. He also worked as an Information Security Consultant at ICF International, creating and enforcing information systems security and privacy policies based on NIST 800-53, and the Transportation Security Administration’s Registered Traveler (RT) Program.
David served in the U.S. Air Force from 2003 to 2006 and in the U.S. Air Force Reserve from 2006 to 2010. Since 2011, he has served in the Kansas Air National Guard, managing, training, and equipping a DSG Cyber Operations team for worldwide red-team assessments.
William B. (Bo) Wheeler, Jr., CISSP
Vice President, Security Solutions
Bo Wheeler is a visionary executive leader who has spent 30 years building and maximizing the performance of strategic technology organizations. As the Vice President of Security Solutions at Securicon, Bo ensures that we effectively communicate our full-service information security solutions to clients and potential customers.
Prior to joining Securicon, Bo held executive leadership positions with Fortress Information Security, NetVersant Solutions, EnTelegent Solutions, and MCI/Verizon. As the President and Chief Marketing Officer at EnTelegent, Bo offered highly customized telecommunications solutions to a niche marketplace. At MCI and Verizon Business, he built and directed the Professional Security Services Product Marketing and Service Delivery organizations.
As an information security professional, Bo understands the importance of connecting engineering, sales, marketing, and product management. He has specific expertise in providing leadership in environments where growth and profitability are essential to long-term sustainability.