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Ben Hunter, III

CISO, Advisory Services Senior Manager, CPA/CITP, CFE, CISA, CRISC, CISM

Profile

Ben is the Chief Information Security Officer for BRC and is a Senior Manager in our firm’s Risk Advisory Services Practice. He specializes in Cybersecurity and Information Technology Audits and Assessments. Ben began his cybersecurity career in the US Marine Corps. After becoming a Certified Public Accountant, he continued his cybersecurity and IT Audit training by obtaining the ISACA certifications: Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). Ben has years of experience performing Cybersecurity Risk and Control Assessments, HIPAA Audits, Phishing/Ransomware awareness and security training, Business Continuity Planning / Disaster Recovery (BCP/DR) planning and testing, IT Internal Audits, Systems Vulnerability Scanning Assessments, CIS Security Assessments, and System and Organization Control reports (SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, SOC for Cybersecurity).

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Masters of Science in Accounting

Professional and Civic Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • ISACA – Research Triangle NC Chapter Member
  • American Legion – Member

NC License #37131