Jacob Horne

Summit 7
Chief Security Evangelist
7th Annual New England Cyber Conference : Understanding NIST SP 800-171 Changes the Hard Way
Jacob Horne the Chief Security Evangelist at Summit 7 Systems where he specializes in DFARS and CMMC compliance for contractors in the Defense Industrial Base. 

As a former NSA intelligence analyst and U.S. Navy cryptologic technician, Jacob has over 15 years of experience in offensive and defensive cybersecurity operations. 

As a civilian he has led Governance, Risk, and Compliance teams at AT&T, Northrop Grumman, and the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership. 

He has developed and taught numerous cybersecurity training programs for organizations including the NSA National Crypotologic School, UCLA, and UC Irvine. 

Jacob has a master’s degree in cybersecurity risk and strategy from NYU and an MBA from UC Irvine. 

His certifications include CMMC Provisional Instructor, CMMC Provisional Assessor, and CISSP.