Mark Rewers is a native of Buffalo, and currently resides in Western New York. Mr. Rewers majored in Business Management with a minor in Electrical Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 1992 he co-founded BN Systems, Inc., which grew into a successful multimillion dollar communications integration firm. Mr. Rewers was the business liaison when BN Systems Inc. became part of the AT&T team in 2004. Mr. Rewers has thirty-five years of experience in the communications industry as a Federal and New York State Government Consultant, System Designer, and Engineer. His knowledge and certifications spans from 1A2 Key Systems to Digital PBXs, Structured Cabling, Fiber Optics, Security Systems, Wireless Design and Distributed Antenna Systems, as well as Central Office Facilities Services and Computer Networking architectures. He is also a past member of the National Council on Security and Surveillance. Mr. Rewers has been an accredited BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) since February 29, 2001. He has designed, installed and managed hundreds of wireless LAN’s, cellular distributed antenna systems and microwave communication systems. He also holds other designations from multiple organizations, including BICSI, IEEE, CWNP, FOA, and the US Government.
Possess an extensive background in all stages of audits, including planning, study, evaluation/testing of controls, reporting and follow up. Possess numerous industry certifications, including but not limited to: CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CEH, CISM and more. Engaged in contractual work in consulting, project management and training in Business, IT and IT Security whilst Working on freelance basis on key projects.
With 21 years working experience with at least 20 years in Management including high-level positions. Professor in cybersecurity, cyberwarfare and Digital Forensics, Governance and Compliance. EC-Council – CHFI Advisory Board Member, EC-Council- Knowledge Review Committee Member, Serves on various Professional Committees and Boards. VP (Organizational Operations) & CTO of a Philanthropy organization. Consultant, Trainer, Coach and Mentor with a love of sharing knowledge. ICANN Member (NCUC) Non-Commercial User Constituency. Advisory & Cybercrime committee member New Security Foundation, past chair and ISACA Academic Relations and Liaison to INTOSAI Working Group on IT Audit amongst many roles. Winner of ISACA 2013-Harold Weiss Award for Outstanding Achievement for Contribution to the IT Governance Profession. The overall experience with Academia, Government and Private sectors brings and edge to not only training but understanding of educational delivery.