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Advising Asc3nd

None of our mission partners ‘go it alone,’ and neither does Asc3nd. We seek out like-minded, outcome-focused government and industry leaders to hold us accountable


Scott “Monty” Montgomery

Scott “Monty” Montgomery has spent his entire career focused on designing, building, selling, deploying, accrediting, and improving information security and privacy systems. Monty enjoys educating customers, industry, the public, and sometimes Congress about cybersecurity best practices and how to achieve them. Monty spent most of his career between McAfee and Secure Computing in R&D, a global enterprise, and public sector roles. Currently, Monty leads Island's U.S. Federal efforts. He lives in Maryland with his family.

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