"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out." ~ Robert Collier
Kenneth Wilder, MBA, CISSP, Security+, is a Security Risk Analyst for ClearDATA. He also holds a BS in Cybersecurity. In his current role, Kenneth works with healthcare organizations of all sizes, supporting Covered Entities and Business Associates in their efforts to achieve HIPAA Security Rule, GDPR, and other compliance mandates while striving to attain standard cybersecurity practices. As a member of ClearDATA’s risk consulting team, Kenneth evaluates clients’ critical business functions with existing administrative, technical, and physical safeguards. He consults with stakeholders providing a remediation roadmap with recommendations on how to mitigate compliance gaps and reduce risk to tolerable levels. Prior to joining ClearDATA, Kenneth served as a Security Risk Consultant, including a background in project management facilitating large-scale IT infrastructure projects, and as an operations leader leveraging years’ of cross-functional experience.
Kenneth is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He holds a BS in Business Management (2009), an MBA (2011), and completed a BS in Cyber Security (2016) with a focus on Information Assurance. Kenneth views learning as a lifelong journey, which is continuous and everlasting, as opposed to a destination or pinnacle of achievement.
His father, a disabled military veteran, and mother, a native of Germany, afforded Kenneth the opportunity to live abroad and travel. He became fluent in German during his youth and remains conversationally fluent today. Stemming from his military upbringing, Kenneth developed an appreciation for diversity and inclusion, as he is himself an exemplification. He, subsequently, contributes to projects that promote these values, especially those with STEM initiatives.
He is known for having an "old soul,” which he states keeps him grounded and humble, yet remaining confident in his ability to persevere and strive for excellence. Kenneth has developed a commitment to hard work; he appreciates navigating through challenges and emerging wiser, as a result. Kenneth considers himself an optimist and enjoys undertaking projects with high risk-reward.
Kenneth has a passion for technology, sports, and music; each has played a vital role in shaping his life. He also enjoys living an active lifestyle with hobbies that include basketball, mountain biking, hiking, and swimming.