As a Senior Cybersecurity Analyst for SecureStrux, Roy “Mac” Kincaid provides Cybersecurity Assessments for various Department of Defense (DoD) Clients. Mac’s evaluates Cybersecurity readiness for various Commands, Services, and Agencies. He assists SecureStrux Clients with protecting their assets from attack and/or compromise. He supports a variety of the IA functions including Certification and Accreditation (C&A), annual FISMA security assessments, Security Test and Evaluations (ST&E), and Command Cyber Readiness Inspections (CCRI).
Mac has over 20 years of experience performing cybersecurity assessments and hardening various flavors of Microsoft and UNIX products. He has a deep understanding of Web, Database, DNS, and Email security and enjoys passing on his knowledge and experience on to others. He has a particular interest and expertise in configuring and deploying McAfee’s Enterprise Policy Orchestrator (ePO) and Host Based Security System (HBSS) endpoint security and is considered a Subject Matter Expert is his field. Prior to coming to SecureStrux, Mac Instructed Windows and HBSS classes for the Defense Information Systems Agency, Risk Management Executive (DISA RME). During this period, he traveled world-wide, instructing various DoD security professionals on how to deploy and secure HBSS endpoints in accordance with USCYBERCOM and DoD standards. Mr. Kincaid also has a new found interest in Microsoft’s PowerShell, WMI, and network technologies. For over a year, Mr. Kincaid has developed various automation techniques to include WMI event handlers, Server and workstation vulnerability self-evaluation using these technologies.
Roy holds several technical and security certifications, including Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and Oracle Certified Professional DBA. Mac is also enrolled in DISA RME’s Reviewer Certification Program (RCP) and is currently a Certified Windows, DNS, and HBSS CCRI Reviewer for USCYBERCOM. He has also earned a M.S. in Computer Science, West Virginia University; M.A. in Business Administration, West Virginia University; B.S./B.A. in Accounting, West Virginia University