Chad Knutson, CISSP, CISA, CRISC
Co-founder & CEO
Chad has been dedicated to educating industry professionals about cybersecurity for over 20 years. While consulting with financial institutions, he saw the need to empower employees to be better prepared to confidently handle cybersecurity threats, create and manage strong information security programs, and understand ever-changing regulations. This led Chad to be a driving force in the development of the SBS Institute, where he served as President for seven years.
Chad maintains his CISSP, CISA, and CRISC certifications. He received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and his Master of Science in Information Assurance from Dakota State University, a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education designated by the NSA.
Chad is incredibly passionate about cybersecurity training and education for everyone - Directors, employees, and customers alike. He is an instructor for SBS Institute courses, webinar host, and frequently speaks on cybersecurity topics at a variety of events and trainings across the country, including trainings for State Examiners.
- Annual Convention
- Technology and Security Forums
- Round Table/Panel Member
- Onsite Certification and Training