Mark Sears, a senior systems engineer with Assured Information Technology in Orlando, FL, has been working in cybersecurity for over 10 years for Fortune 200 companies, including Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics. Mark has a BA in communications from Loyola University, an MS in technology management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MS in information assurance from Norwich University.  His professional certifications include Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).