Kyle is President and CISO of KLC Consulting, a CMMC C3PAO Candidate company. Kyle assesses and architects NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance solutions for Defense Industrial Base (DIB) companies, especially in the Aerospace and Manufacturing industries. Kyle has over 20 years of cybersecurity experience serving as a security advisor to Fortune 500 companies and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD.) Kyle was a former CISO of Pactera (a Blackstone Portfolio Co.) and Brandeis University – Heller School. He was also an operations manager for DISA Cybersecurity Portal (predecessor of public.cyber.mil). He has consulted for ExxonMobil, Zoom, DISA, Boeing, HP, Fidelity Investments, Microsoft, Akamai, and PwC. His cybersecurity experience spans security strategy, policies, program management, vulnerability management, penetration testing, incident response, business continuity, regulatory compliance, application security, and third-party risk management. Kyle is the creator of SMAC MAC Address Changer software which over 3 million users have downloaded globally to test and address security and privacy issues. Kyle holds the top security and privacy certifications, including CISSP, CSSLP, CISA, CDPSE, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, DISA System Administrator II.