DirectDefense Compliance Expert Honored as Female Professional of the Year

DirectDefense Compliance Expert Honored as Female Professional of the Year

Englewood, Colorado, Aug. 15, 2018 – DirectDefense, Inc. is proud to announce that Stacey Cameron, a compliance expert at the company, is a silver winner in the prestigious Women World Awards® in the Female Professional of the Year category.

DirectDefense is an information security services company that provides penetration testing, compliance management, and 24/7 managed services. The coveted annual Women World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, and milestones from every major industry in the world. Organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

Stacey Cameron is the Director of IT Risk and Compliance at DirectDefense with more than 12 years of industry experience in the information security field. She supports private corporations, civilian federal agencies, and Department of Defense (DoD) agencies’ both classified and unclassified environments, and a variety of compliance initiatives such as DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process (DITSCAP), DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), DISA’s Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP) program, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), North America Electric Reliability Corporation Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), International Organization for Standardization (ISO 27001/2) and Health Information Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). Within the aforementioned compliance standards, Stacey provides support in identifying applicable security requirements, designing, documenting and implementing associated security controls, gap assessments and information management system audits against a targeted standard.

Prior to joining DirectDefense, Stacey worked for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) office as an Information Systems Security Officer. Stacey is a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), certified ISO lead auditor and Security+ certified professional, and holds Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

“It’s an honor to be named a winner by Women World Awards for this esteemed industry and peer world recognition,” Stacey said. “This award is a testament to DirectDefense’s commitment to our customers and our focus on providing customized managed security and compliance services. By partnering with DirectDefense, organizations receive trusted guidance to help them meet security goals.”

About DirectDefense
DirectDefense, named one of America’s fastest growing small private companies in 2017 and 2016 by Inc. Magazine, is an information security services and 24/7 managed services provider headquartered in Englewood, CO, with locations across the United States. Founded in 2011 on more than 50 years combined experience in information security, DirectDefense works in close and honest partnership with clients to design a personalized information security solution that works based on an organization’s specific needs. To learn more, visit

About the Women World Awards
Women World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring women in business and the professions and organizations of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. The Annual Women World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Network Products Guide’s IT World Awards, Pillar World Awards, and PR World Awards. Learn more about The Women World Awards at


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