Mea Clift, CISSP, PMP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, FAIR, is the head of cybersecurity at Woodard & Curran. With 25 years in information technology, Clift has extensive experience with cybersecurity and risk management. Beginning in desktop support, she moved into servers, then managed services, cloud services, and finally focused on cybersecurity and risk management. Clift’s IT experiences gave her a unique perspective on cybersecurity and allowed her to see the full spectrum and lifecycle of cybersecurity management. Passionate about helping the next generation of cyber professionals, Clift writes articles, provides presentations on cyber risk topics, and mentors for Cyversity, Women in Cybersecurity (Wicys) and ISACA.