Nick DeLena

PKF O’Connor Davies
Partner, Cybersecurity and Privacy Advisory
7th Annual New England Cyber Conference : What to Expect from a CMMC/NIST SP 800-171 Assessment
Nick is a Partner in the Cybersecurity and Privacy Advisory practice at PKF O’Connor Davies, one of the largest accounting, tax, and consulting firms in the country, and an RPO and candidate C3PAO for CMMC. Nick has more than 20 years of experience providing IT compliance and cybersecurity expertise to clients. Nick has helped several hundred companies across many industries understand, assess, and implement FAR and DFARS cybersecurity requirements.  

Nick understands firsthand the concerns and constraints organizations face when managing their IT departments, having led a global IT operations team for a publicly traded company. His experience enables him to make recommendations that are realistic and feasible to implement. 

Nick is a frequent contributor to industry and trade publications on topics such as cybersecurity, third-party risk, and regulatory compliance, among others. He is a graduate of Suffolk University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Computer Information Systems and Finance, and a graduate of the IE Brown Executive MBA program, jointly administered by Brown University and IE Business School in Spain.  

Nick also holds several leading certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE), Security+, and the AICPA's SOC for Service Organizations Advanced Practitioner, among others.