WASHINGTON, December 1, 2022 — Networking For Future, Inc. (NFF), a performance-focused IT solutions provider, today announced that cyber-security industry veteran Alan Edwards has joined NFF as their Chief Information Security Officer. Alan will support NFF and its clients by providing strategic cyber security consulting and managed services with a focus on the state and local government and education markets.
With more than twenty-seven years of leadership in the IT and cyber security market, Alan Edward’s addition to the leadership team enables NFF to continue to support their existing client’s security requirements while focusing on the expansion of their managed services/security practice.
Edward’s commented, “ NFF is well respected in the Mid-Atlantic region for having an outstanding group of architects and engineers for design, implementation, and support. Together we will be expanding NFF’s security practice and services over the next few months. We plan to utilize the Cisco suite and other vendors’ toolsets to advance the Security and Compliance Practices and offerings for our customers”.
Vice President of Technology Solutions of NFF, Glen Carter said, “Based on strong demand and NFF’s twenty-five+ years supporting clients across the mid-Atlantic, expanding our security practice with a seasoned security and technology veteran like Alan Edwards was a logical next step. Alan has been a well-respected cyber-security and technology leader for many years, and he’s the perfect fit to add value to our current and future clients”.
Before joining NFF, Alan was the Chief Information Officer and Information Security Director for Computerware, Inc. for eight years. Previous to his role at Computerware, Alan was the President & Virtual CIO/CTO for Whitehorse Technology Solutions for ten years. Alan held numerous leadership and engineering roles before that, including an engineering role with the United Nations, where he was recruited to run the IT systems for their large humanitarian and peacekeeping missions in post-conflict Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia.
Alan is on the Board of SIMCAC https://chapter.simnet.org/capitalarea/home and maintains numerous certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) – Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) – CMMC Practitioner – Webroot Master – ITIL.
About Networking For Future, Inc.
Networking For Future, Inc. (NFF) is a Washington, DC-based company offering a performance-focused approach to delivering transformational IT solutions. We take pride in keeping users productive and engaged by providing business and IT teams with the solutions they need to improve their performance in a dynamic, connected world.
Since 1996, NFF has delivered architecture, design implementation, professional support services, and hardware and software sales pertaining to Network Infrastructure, Data Center and Cloud, Cyber Security, Application Assurance, Collaboration and Mobility, and Staff Augmentation.
In addition, NFF, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, is a Cisco Gold Partner, Rapid7 Partner, Riverbed Premier Partner, Splunk Partner, NetApp Gold Partner, VMware Enterprise Partner, Microsoft Certified Silver Partner, Dell Solution Provider Partner, Gigamon Partner, F5 Networks Partner, and Coresite Partner. NFF also holds GSA Schedule 47QTCA21D0047 and other government contract vehicles.
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