Jeff Parker

Director of Operations, UNIX & CDS Practice Lead

As Director of Operations for SecureStrux, Jeff ensures SecureStrux cybersecurity assessments and Embedded Defense projects exceed client expectations, both within the Department of Defense (DoD) and the various commercial sectors we support. In addition, Jeff also provides cyber engineering support primarily for UNIX/Linux operating systems, Cross Domain Solutions (CDS), Databases, Web, Domain Name Services (DNS), and Application Security & Development.
Mr. Parker brings over 20 years of experience to SecureStrux and has worked with a variety of industries, to include the military, commercial, and federal government sectors. Prior to working with SecureStrux, Jeff worked for Celerity, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Mutual of Omaha. He has conducted thousands of cyber assessments worldwide and is considered a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in UNIX, CDS, Web, and Database security.

Besides completing cyber assessments for the DoD, he has also taught UNIX, CDS, Web, and Database security classes to various DoD components and agency personnel. Jeff is active in USCYBERCOM’s Command Cyber Readiness Inspections (CCRI) program and ensures clients come into compliance with CCRI requirements.

Jeff holds a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications.

Jeff earned a B.S. in History from Illinois State University and served in the US Air Force.