Dewayne Hart is a steward that is making a substantial impact on the cybersecurity ecosystem. As the current President and founder of SEMAIS-Secure Managed Instructional Systems, Dewayne drives workforce development and cybersecurity solutions. The firm provides direct assistance in protecting critical assets and sensitive data, digitally modernization security programs, and fostering workforce development solutions.
The versatility of his background is unparalleled in the rapidly ever evolving IT security industry. As a LinkedIn blogger, he has written over 100 posts on various cybersecurity topics that support an ecosystem of learning and technology solutions. While serving as a Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME), he led information security efforts from commercial to government networks; and played critical roles in network architecture design and secure communications for applications, cloud, data, identity, and networks. During his stint with the Department of Defense (DoD), he served as an Information Assurance professional at Naval Telecommunications Center, Space and Naval War Center Command (SPAWAR), and Defense Forensic Science Center (DFSC). Additionally, he has worked with the Veterans Administration, Food and Drug Administration, and Defense Logistic Agency supporting Vulnerability Management taskings. As a workforce trainer, his experience transition viable cybersecurity skillsets into career roadmaps that help students become influential IT security professionals.
In his spare time, Dewayne enjoys music, traveling, cooking, and exploring various cultures. As part of his professional education, he has earned a Masters of Science in Information Assurance from the University of Maryland; and numerous industry-recognized certifications such as the CISSP, CAP, CEH, CNDA, ITIL, Net+, and Sec+.