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Marquis Montgomery

Splunk
Principal Security Architect, PST
Atlanta, GA
Marquis works on the Security Professional Services team at Splunk where he assists clients to ensure successful projects involving advanced deployment, SOC development, and security program review for Enterprise Security use cases. Previously at Facts and Measures, LLC, Marquis lead a team of data analytics and IT consultants providing services that involved managing structured and unstructured data, using commercial products from Oracle, Microsoft, and Splunk, as well as open source products like Apache Hadoop. Previously at CedarCrestone, Mr. Montgomery built and managed many of the newer technical security controls in his Security Architect role, and was also responsible for leading new projects and initiatives focused on enhancing the visibility and security of internal processes by engineering new solutions for the company. Marquis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Security and Assurance and led a competition team as Captain in the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Marquis also maintains a number of professional certifications including Splunk Certified Architect (SCA) from Splunk, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and the Systems Security Certified Practitioner Certification from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2), as well as the SANS GAIC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC). In 2009, Marquis also founded a technical consulting company that focuses on security analysis, technical architecture design, and web application development. Marquis’ research interests lie in systems encryption methods, Information Security Management, Ruby on Rails development, in addition to Ruby and Python scripting.