Co-Founder and Managing Principal @ Mission Critical Global Technology Group (MCGlobalTech)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Cybersecurity @ University of Maryland University College
Chairman, Board of Directors @ Association of Liberia Engineers - USA, Inc (ALEUSA)
BS, Computer Engineering - Digital Networks @
George Mason University
William J McBorrough is an Information Assurance and Cyber Security leader with an extensive background managing, designing, and implementing medium and large enterprise physical and information technology security solutions and programs. Mr. McBorrough is currently Co-Founder and Managing Principal at MCGlobalTech, a Washington, DC-based Information Security Management Consulting Firm. For more than 15 years, Mr. McBorrough has
William J McBorrough is an Information Assurance and Cyber Security leader with an extensive background managing, designing, and implementing medium and large enterprise physical and information technology security solutions and programs. Mr. McBorrough is currently Co-Founder and Managing Principal at MCGlobalTech, a Washington, DC-based Information Security Management Consulting Firm. For more than 15 years, Mr. McBorrough has demonstrated success as an administrator, engineer, architect, consultant, manager and practice leader developing cost effective solutions to enable and support strategic and operational goals of client organizations in the areas of Enterprise Information Security Risk Management, IT Governance, Security Organization Development and Management, and Federal Information Assurance and Compliance. His experience spans the spectrum from small e-commerce start-ups to multi-campus state and federal agencies to global financial sector organizations.
Additionally, his passion for education has driven him to serve on the faculty of various universities including University of Maryland University College, EC-Council University, George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College where he conducts research and teach graduate and undergraduate courses relating to cybersecurity, cybercrime, cyberterrorism, and information security and assurance.
He holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering with a concentration in digital networks and a Masters of Science in Information Security and Assurance. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk Information System Control (CRISC), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and HITRUST Certified Common Security Framework Practitioner (CCSFP) .
Co-Founder and Managing Principal @ Mission Critical Global Technology Group (MCGlobalTech) is an Information Security and IT Infrastructure Management Consulting firm founded by industry leaders who combine decades of experience in industries such as Finance, Health Care, Manufacturing, Insurance, Education, Federal, State and Local Government agencies. The Principals at MCGlobalTech have provided Information Security services to private sector industries, state and federal government agencies for over 25 years.
MCGlobalTech provides security services and solutions to solve a myriad of complex security challenges facing our clients. Through our corporate and personal work experiences and the extensive experience of our partners, MCGlobalTech delivers leading edge, cost-effective security solutions to meet any budgetary requirements.
Our mission is to be a trusted provider of information technology services and solutions with core competencies in cybersecurity, information assurance, security engineering, risk management and security program and project management. Our proven methodologies and scalable solutions help our clients achieve maximum return on their investment.
At MCGlobalTech, we believe that strong values create long-term relationships with our customers, employees, partners and the communities we serve. At the heart of everything we do, our corporate values are:
• Providing customer satisfaction
• Delivering innovative solutions
• Empowering staff for success
• Maintaining technical excellence
MCGlobalTech consultants provide a number of innovative services and solutions to produce a comprehensive risk based protection strategy to protect our client’s data and mission critical systems. By partnering with MCGlobalTech, you can be assured of a tailored security program that fits your unique business requirements instead of a cookie cutter – canned solution. From 2013 to Present (2 years) Adjunct Assistant Professor, Cybersecurity @ Teach multiple courses in the cybersecurity undergraduate degree program including cybercrime and cyberterrorism, systems and telecommunications security architecture, information security assessment and planning, information security policy and programs, and ethical hacking. From 2011 to Present (4 years) Chairman, Board of Directors @ The Association of Liberian Engineers – USA, Inc. (ALEUSA) is a US-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to bring together Liberian technical professionals residing outside of Liberia to help with the redevelopment of Liberia after more than fourteen years of civil war.
ALESUA is committed to collaborating with other like-minded institutions and harnessing in ingenuity of every Liberian in promoting Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics throughout the Republic of Liberia. From 2013 to Present (2 years) Board Member, Board of Trustees @ The Internet Society is a global cause-driven organization governed by a diverse Board of Trustees that is dedicated to ensuring that the Internet stays open, transparent and defined by you. From 2013 to Present (2 years) Member @ CyberWatch is an Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CyberWatch mission is to increase the quantity and quality of the information assurance (that is, cybersecurity) workforce. The CyberWatch goals are focused on information assurance (IA) education at all levels, from elementary through graduate school, but especially the community college level, and include curriculum development, faculty professional development, student development, career pathways, and public awareness. From 2013 to Present (2 years) Member @ Our 1000+ membership is voluntary yet exclusive and is comprised of individuals from both the public and private sector. The main goal of the Washington, DC Nations Capital Chapter of InfraGard is to promote ongoing dialogue, education, community outreach and timely communication between public and private members. Furthermore, to achieve and sustain risk-based target levels of capability to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from all hazards or events, and to minimize their impact on lives, property, and the economy.
InfraGard members gain access to vital information and education that enables them to in turn provide assistance to prevent and address terrorism and other transnational crimes. InfraGard members are provided threat advisories, alerts and warnings and access to a robust secure web-VPN site and e-mail. InfraGard also helps promote an effective liaison with local, state and federal agencies, to include the Department of Homeland Security.
The FBI retained InfraGard as an FBI sponsored program, and will work closely with DHS in support of the CIP mission. The FBI will further facilitate InfraGard's continuing role in CIP activities and further develop InfraGard's ability to support the FBI's investigative mission, especially as it pertains to counterterrorism and cyber crimes. The FBI and Department of Homeland Security Office of Infrastructure Protection are currently executing an InfraGard Partnership Program Plan under a Memorandum of Understanding signed in December 2007. From 2010 to Present (5 years) Infosec Blogger/Contributing Author/Reviewer @ Contributing author/reviewer/blogger at various online media, focusing on information security, including Examiner.com, Focus.com, Ulitzer.com, InfoSec3T.com, Internet Evolution, and Enterprise IT Security magazine. From 2009 to Present (6 years) Board Member, Board of Directors @ Byte Back, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (FEIN 52-2061398) that provides computer literacy and employment readiness skills to underserved communities throughout Washington D.C. Our mission is to improve economic opportunities by providing computer and technology courses to low-income residents in D.C.. What we do is bridge the digital divide. There are many people in the D.C. community who lack access to digital communications, and who have yet to learn how to use a computer. In addition to providing free and low-cost computer courses for neighborhoods in D.C., we also teach advanced certification courses, enabling our students to enter the workforce with competitive and useful skills. We teach computer literacy classes at over a dozen locations throughout the city, at D.C. Public Libraries, at human service agencies, and at our own central office at Washington, D.C. With our full-time and volunteer staff, we served over 1,000 students in 2010, empowering them to master today’s technological skills and advance their careers. From 2013 to 2014 (1 year) Board Member, Editorial Advisory Board @ Provide pre-publication editorial review for technical manuscripts and texts related to information systems and security. From December 2012 to 2014 (2 years) Board Member, Technical Advisory Board @ A visionary in a world of look-alike security companies, ISC8 has evolved from Irvine Sensors Corporation, a company founded in 1974. Our singular focus now is to deliver the most comprehensive security solutions available - solutions that to give you visibility into everything that's happening on your mission-critical networks, and then mitigates your risk as new threats to your security emerge.
Having performed customer-funded research and developed technology used primarily by the U.S. government for key national security initiatives, ISC8 is now leveraging its more than 30-years of experience to bring a new breed of security products to market. These products are intended to solve the toughest challenges government, defense, and business face - including the human factor, a problem that until now has gone virtually unaddressed. From 2011 to 2014 (3 years) Cyber Security Practice Leader/Solutions Architect @ Provide cyber security subject matter expertise, technical solutions, business development, leadership and management within the Cyber Security division and programs. Cyber solutions architect developing security technology solutions and service methodologies to manage client security risk, improve information assurance and ensure regulatory compliance. Develop and manage core capabilities including security architecture, enterprise risk management, security and risk assessments, independent verification and validation, FISMA support and program management, software assurance, incident response, continuous monitoring and assessments and authorization (C&A).
As Practice Leader, assist in defining and updating strategy and operating plans including identification of growth opportunities and acquisition candidates. Assist with Cyber Security operations (e.g., market and business opportunity development, administration of contracts, project execution, product design, engineering development, and process/methods improvement / TPP and Continuous improvement Initiatives / Customer Funded projects / Planning, executing, monitoring, corrective action). Manage people resources (manpower forecasting, recruiting, staff augmentation, consultant acquisition, project management assignments, development programs, and workforce transitions). Provide assistance to ensure effective work processes, procedures, practices, roles and performance objectives are established and meet or exceed customer and company performance expectations From November 2011 to September 2013 (1 year 11 months) Principal Advisor @ Secure Intervention provides Expert Executive level Information Assurance and Cyber Security Advisory Services to help client executives and managers manage risks to their sensitive information and mission-critical systems throughout its entire life cycle. From 2010 to February 2013 (3 years) Security Architecture SME (Project Manager/Contract Lead) @ Managed program providing secure infrastructure subject matter expertise, security testing and security audit services.
Supported new technology initiatives including cloud computing, mobility, BYOD, HSPD-12 compliant muti-factor authentication, enterprise vulnerability and threat management, data loss prevention and digital rights management.
Interfaced with DHS and other components on department wide security initiatives and working groups.
Analyzed security requirements and provide recommendations to enhance security posture commensurate with risk and FISMA compliance requirements. Developed security requirements from policy, standards and other best practices as required. Integrated security requirements throughout the Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) .
Reviewed and provided recommendations for updates of IT Security Policies and Technical Standards. Reviewed and provided recommendations for COTS/GOTS Application Approvals. Reviewed and provided security recommendations for internal A\application development efforts.
Developed and presented technical presentations for a wide range of audiences. Served as security subject matter expert for enterprise architecture review. From November 2011 to January 2013 (1 year 3 months) Adjunct Faculty, Information Security @ Teach multiple courses in EC-Council University's Masters of Security Science program. Courses include Disaster Recovery, e-Business Security, Cyber Law and Project Management in IT Security From 2011 to 2013 (2 years) Adjunct Faculty, Network Security @ Teach multiple courses at undergraduate level, including:
• ‘Ethical Hacking, Attacks and Computer Crime’, which provides an in-depth exploration of various methods for attacking and defending a network from the point of view of the hacker and their attack methodologies
• ‘Network Defense, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection, and E-Commerce Security’, which provides an in-depth exploration of Firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, Virtual Private Network solutions, and E-Commerce Security Solutions
• ‘Network Security Layers’, which provides an in-depth exploration in the various security layers needed to implement a security program based in Defense-in-Depth philosophy. Topics covered include Security Management, Operations Security, Physical Security, LAN Security, Personnel Security, Applications/Database/Systems Security. From 2008 to 2013 (5 years) President & Information Security SME @ Secure Intervention provides Expert Executive level Information Assurance and Cyber Security Advisory Services to help client executives and managers manage risks to their sensitive information and mission-critical systems throughout its entire life cycle. Our goal is to help you develop, implement and maintain sensible and cost-effective strategies to protect your information assets by investigating threats, eliminating vulnerabilities, and managing risks unique to your organization. From 2010 to October 2011 (1 year) Adjunct Faculty, Network Security @ Course examines information security services and mechanisms in network context. Topics include symmetric and asymmetric cryptography; message authentication codes, hash functions and digital signatures; digital certificates and public key infrastructure; access control including hardware and biometrics; intrusion detection; and securing network-enabled applications including e-mail and
web browsing From January 2011 to May 2011 (5 months) Founder and Security Evangelist @ The SMB Cyber Security Alliance is volunteer-run organization seeking to increase cyber security awareness in small business communities through education, awareness training, free resources and consultations, and active engagements between small business owners and local security professionals. From 2010 to 2011 (1 year)
MS, Information Security and Assurance @ George Mason UniversityBS, Computer Engineering - Digital Networks @ George Mason University William McBorrough is skilled in: CISSP, CISA, CRISC, Project Planning, Information Security, ISO 27001, IT Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, Penetration Testing, Disaster Recovery, Physical Security, Government, Cloud Computing, Governance, Security
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