Women Changemakers in Cybersecurity

I was approached last year by Brian Contos from Verodin about doing a podcast interview. This was during a very transitional time for me, and I almost said no. I’m…


It’s Time to Write a Telecommuting Policy

When risk analysts evaluate a crisis situation, the first thing we look at is health and life safety – that’s always priority number one. But once a situation has moved…


WSJ Cybersecurity Pro

Momenta Podcast: Strategic Cybersecurity

Heather Engel spent time talking with Leif Eriksen of Momenta Partner about the IT/OT gap, the impact of data, and strategies for the future of cyber security. So much of…


Government Contracts Cyber Cafe – GRC in 2020

One of our favorite events is our regular Cyber Cafe conversations with Hilary Cairnie of Pepper Hamilton. This month, we talked about what made news in 2019, privacy, CMMC, and…


Join us at The Wall Street Journals’ WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Symposium

Strategic Cyber Partners’ Heather Engel will discuss “Where to Start in Understanding Your Cyber Risk” at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Symposium in Charlotte, NC.  Ms. Engel is…


Heather Engel is a strategic advisor to government and industry clients on risk management, cyber planning, and security program development; and is an author and a keynote speaker at industry events around the country. She is the founder and Managing Partner at Strategic Cyber Partners, LLC and a recognized subject matter expert in NIST frameworks, FedRAMP, and Payment Card Industry security standards. She has over 18 years of experience in information technology and security and is experienced in both the private and government sectors. Ms. Engel graduated from the Pennsylvania State University and holds a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology. She is a governor-appointed member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, where she chairs the Legislative and Policy Committee. Volunteer work includes Mary Baldwin University’s Cyber Security Program Advisory Committee and the Coastal Virginia CCI Leadership Council as subject matter expert on cybersecurity. She is also a member of the CIVIC Leadership Institute Class of 2020.