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Compass Expands Expertise and Creates Scholarship Opportunity14 January 2016

Compass Expands Expertise and Creates Scholarship Opportunity
Adds Further Expertise to Cyber Security Practice Group and Introduces Scholarship to the Johns Hopkins University’s Information Security Institute

Baltimore, MD – Comprehensive Applied Security Solutions (COMPASS) today announced the addition of Mr. Matt Voss as Senior Information Security Engineer and Assessment Lead. Mr. Voss will lead all cyber security assessments to include vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, social engineering, and network infrastructure architecture analyses.

“Our cyber assessments are one of our core services that helps guide our clients’ ongoing cyber security roadmap,” said COMPASS CEO Robert Olsen. “Matt’s experience and drive to help organizations shift their data to being safe and secure makes him a perfect addition to our team.”

Mr. Voss has extensive experience in performing security assessments and risk-based analysis of information systems, designing and implementing vulnerability management solutions, and assessing and analyzing network traffic for active intrusion attempts for the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security information systems. Prior to joining COMPASS, he served as a Lead Information Security Engineer for the Department of Defense, designing and deploying virtualized security solutions and vulnerability management tools.

“I’m ecstatic to join the COMPASS team. I’ve wanted to see a greater cyber security presence in the private sector, and now I get to be that advocate. I’m excited to help clients strengthen their critical infrastructure and services.” said Voss.

COMPASS is also pleased to announce the creation of a graduate student scholarship at the Johns Hopkins University’s Information Security Institute. This scholarship will serve to further the studies of a graduate student in the field of information security. This scholarship was made possible through the proceeds generated by COMPASS and JHUISI’s annual executive cyber security conference. Robert Olsen explains: “The creation of this scholarship further demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the local community and expanding the workforce of information security professionals.”

COMPASS is a veteran-owned professional services firm offering cyber security, project management, systems engineering, acquisition management, financial management, enterprise architecture, training, aviation sciences, and outreach communications services. Their team of experienced professionals provides clients with high quality, cost-effective technical consulting expertise. Taking a program management approach to cyber security, COMPASS analyzes the employees, policies, and technology within an organization to give a complete view of their cyber security infrastructure and how to strengthen it. COMPASS serves clients across the country, with offices in Washington D.C., Baltimore, MD, and Denver, CO.

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