Management Team

Martin C. Walker – Chief Knowledge Officer and Founder

Mr. Walker’s primary responsibility is the technology development and delivery of Information Defense Corporation’s solutions.

Martin has over 20 years experience in Information Technology.   Mr. Walker’s primary focus over the last 13 years has been Information Security practices.   Martin’s expertise includes incident response, forensics, security design, implementation and management, as well as security program development including policy, process, and regulatory compliance.   Prior to founding Information Defense Martin delivered solutions for Protiviti to a variety of high profile global clients.   Martin’s experience spans a wide range of environments including financial services and banking, healthcare providers and payers, manufacturers, telecommunications, media outlets, charitable organizations, managed service providers, and utilities.   Balancing an extensive technical background, Martin is a firm believer in a business focused pragmatic approach to problem solving and solutions development.

Mr. Walker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati.   Along with many product-specific certifications, Martin is a GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), a GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).  Martin is a member of the SANS/GIAC Advisory Board and is a SANS Mentor.