Lionfish Cyber Security

About Us

The lionfish, with its venomous spines and voracious appetite, is an invasive species and a major threat to native marine life and coral reefs. Similarly, hackers and cybercriminals can be a major threat to businesses, causing financial loss and damage to reputation. Our advanced cyber security platform acts as a barrier against these digital invaders, safeguarding your business and its sensitive information.

Take a deep-dive approach with some of the best players in the industry with Lionfish Cyber Security™ where we have created empowerment channels in our By-With-Through Platform™ for small businesses. 

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Our team includes guardians who have served in the trenches of our military, federal government, and especially the DoD.  We are proud to be a vet-owned business. Our team has vast expertise in military missions and execution of programs from directive to detail, knowing the cybersecurity landscape.  Cyber deterrence remains an important, ever-evolving area of national concern.  We understand the tests, know when to provide you with the allies you need, and understand the enemy. We can provide the mentorship necessary to cross the threshold to a higher standard of excellence in cyber hygiene and data care, whether you are working to achieve a certification, a compliance framework like CMMC, or just level up your internal planning and capabilities. Our experience and know-how will bring you to a level of cyber control you can count on…hook, line and sinker.

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Our Vision:

A world where all businesses are cyber resilient and are no longer easy targets for cyber-attacks.

Our Mission:

To provide affordable and scalable solutions that enable enterprise and small to medium-sized businesses to be cyber resilient while enabling them to implement good cyber hygiene along with solid policies and procedures.

Leave no business behind. De Oppresso Liber!

Meet Your Leadership Team

Jeremy Miller

Shadi Jawhar

Philip Niedermair
Strategic Partnerships and Innovation

Mike Cowper
Lead Engineer

Leo Doyle

Mitch Schenck
Lead Engineer

Katrina Terry


Lilly Leon

Jeff King
Chief Compliance Officer

Chris Kubecka
Special Advisor

Dawn Marie Yankeelov
Public Relations and Marketing

Jeremy Miller, CEO

Jeremy served in the Army as a Green Beret in the Special Forces. He founded and managed several tech companies that built SaaS software to solve industry issues: Investway and AppealTaxes-Now, to name a few. He now focuses on building a SaaS and service component for cyber security compliance management, apprenticeship management, and more. He is proud to be a part of the cyber war effort and help protect our country, its companies, and their families from those who would do us harm online, or otherwise.

In addition, Jeremy has been President for the Special Forces Association Chapter 500 in Indiana for the last few years to help and assist in transitioning soldiers out of the service and providing a support system for them and their families. He is also the current AFCEA chapter Indiana President and on the board of where physicians volunteer their time to help homeless individuals get back on their feet. Past board positions include Chairman of CYT Indy Christian Youth Theater, VP and Education Chair for Central Indiana Real Estate Investors Association, and Executive Director for VetsInHouses (helping to house homeless vets).

When not working, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his wife, two children, and two dogs. He used to love testing his endurance and strength as an ultra-runner doing 50, 75, 100, and several 200 milers including one 240 miler in Moab UT until he had to have his hip replaced 2 times. He has been recovering and itching to get back out to challenge himself as much as possible.

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Leo Doyle, CISO

Leo Doyle is head of the Cyber Defense Force for the city of Indianapolis, part of the IMPD Homeland Security Bureau, and also serves as subject matter expert to the Mayor, Governor, and members of Congress. He has degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. He is a Life Member of Mensa. He was vice president of the third-largest Internet provider in the world and started the first commercial Internet company in Indiana in 1992. He was a professor at Purdue, teaching computer science. He is an entrepreneur and enjoys collecting odd cars.

Matt Pitchford, CMO

Matt Pitchford is an innovative B2B marketing executive with over twenty years in building go-to-market campaigns for technology companies that drive revenue and increase market share. He has been the Director of Marketing for several cyber security related companies including a Managed Security Solutions‎ Provider and an Identity Access Management firm. Matt received his MBA from Anderson University's Falls School of Business and a B.A. in Business Communications from Purdue University.

Shadi Jawhar, CIO

Shadi Jawhar is the founder and CEO of premium IT Services offshore. In 2011, he completed his PhD studies in France at the “Universite de Rennes -1” for “Implementing Multicast over optical Networks” in computer networking. After studying ITIL, Shadi has been providing consultancy in IT best practices for private and public sectors. Shadi worked with different teams to build automation tools and integrate different systems for midsize companies. He developed, deployed, and managed multiple projects in both the real estate and newspress domains. Shadi has more than 15 years of experience in software development and deployment, DB administration, and System administration. At the same time, He gives data management and software engineering courses. His goal is to seek opportunities to deploy his studies and skills in the ever-evolving IT domains in development and security domains.


Jeff King, Chief Compliance Officer

Jeff is in a Cybersecurity Compliance and Technology Training role for the team. He is a retired, US Air Force Veteran with 20-plus years of service working in diverse environments as maintaining Strategic Aircraft weapon systems to Space Force operations to Signals Intelligence exploitation and Cybersecurity. Jeff has continued supporting Military missions in Aviation Engine Development, Joint Services Intelligence Training, Information Assurance, through System Authorizations and Compliance Assessments with the USAF Raptor Systems Program Office as a defense contractor. World History, Aviation, Future Technologies, and the Environment are part of his interests.


Marlon Williams, CFO

Marlon Williams is the Partner In charge of Dallas office and Practice Leader for Government and Nonprofit Sector.

Marlon has 19 years of experience in public accounting with a concentration in providing accounting and auditing government and nonprofit entities. Leader in development of talent and growth of the Dallas office and the Government and Nonprofit assurance services.

Mitch Schenck, Lead Engineer

Mitch Schenck has been a general manager in the Internet service industry for over 20 years. Mitch has a master’s degree in management and two undergraduate degrees, one in business administration and the other in electronics technology.

In addition to experience with ISPs, Mitch has managed a variety of businesses over the years. He has been in the software development business, run an atmospheric theatre, managed a chain of cellphone stores, operated call centers, managed a real estate holding company, and been in charge of operations with as many as 600 employees.

Mitch enjoys technology-based businesses most of all because of his interest in electronics and computers. As general manager of Midwest Internet, in addition to running normal business operations, Mitch uses his technical expertise to design and specify hosting and networking solutions that utilize the latest technology. Mitch is also a Cybersecurity Specialist, teaching cyber security for the City of Indianapolis Cyber Defense Force. He is certified in community cybersecurity exercise planning and is DHS certified in comprehensive cyberterrorism defense.

Chris Kubecka, Special Advisor

Chris Kubecka is the founder and CEO of HypaSec offering nation-state incident management, ethical hacking training in IT, IOT, ICS SCADA and expert advisory services to governments. Prior to HypaSec, she headed the Information Protection Group and international intelligence for the Aramco family. Re-establishing international business operations, helping to stabilize the oil market and implementing digital security after the company suffered from the world’s most devastating Shamoon cyberwarfare attacks which wiped out 85% of computer systems and over 35,000 Windows systems which deeply affected the countries of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain. At Unisys, she helped halt the July 2009 second wave cyberwarfare attacks against South Korea during her time advising the company’s flagship customers Danone and Lloyds TSB. A USAF veteran, serving her country both as a military aviator and handling command and control systems for Space Command. Beginning her computer career at the age of five coding but was restricted from using computer systems from the age of ten until eighteen after hacking into the DOJ. Chris combines highly technical skills, ethical hacking, OSINT, strategy, leadership and governance expertise. Presenting at Europol, Interpol, national police, EU/NATO cyberwarfare exercises, DefCon, Black Hat, United Nations, Oxford, Cambridge, OWASP and BSides globally. Author of several technical, engineering and management courses and books Down the Rabbit Hole An OSINT Journey, Hack the World with OSINT and her upcoming book Hack the Galaxy with OSINT.

Dawn Marie Yankeelov, Public Relations and Marketing

Dawn Yankeelov serves on the International Small Business Advisory Board of The CyberReadiness Institute, as well as the Tech Councils of North America’s (TECNA) Tech Public Policy Committee. She founded Aspectx, her PR and communications firm in 1989, serving international clientele including emerging technology companies, and federal plus state government agencies interested in growth.

In 2014, she founded the employer-led, non-profit tech council, called the Technology Association of Louisville KY (TALK) which she leads as CEO and is active in advocacy, education and policy matters regarding cybersecurity. In 2017, TALK worked with the state of KY, and NICERC to implement a cyber engineering HS pathway for all school districts.  Yankeelov is also active in CyberUSA, and delivers STEAM curricula via TALK through programs tied to TechGirlz, acts as a connector to push forward the missions of & Teach Cyber for K-12 cyber education.  She has spoken regionally to the KY AFCEA chapter, and nationally to other groups on subjects pertaining to cyber education, and security. 

Mike Cowper, Lead Engineer

Mike Cowper has been managing computers and networks for over 25 years. In addition to his experience in the Internet industry Mike has been an instructor, tutor, and lecturer in computer topics ranging from using Microsoft Word to building your own firewall. He also has experience in the desktop publishing and printing industries. In his free time, he is involved in numerous volunteer activities through his church and is the Chairman of the Board of the Circle of Janus, a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting literacy through Science Fiction.

Mike is also a Cybersecurity Specialist for the City of Indianapolis Cyber Defense Force. His primary responsibility there is teaching cyber security. He is DHS certified in Comprehensive Cyberterrorism Defense and Cyberterrorism First Responder.

Katrina Terry, CRO

Katrina has been in executive leadership for over a decade and a change agent in multiple industries. Throughout the years Katrina has been nationally recognized as a successful manager and trainer, building out teams.

She is a Navy veteran that served in OEF - Operation Enduring Freedom. Katrina’s passion is in cyber security, and her continued mission is to protect Americans and their businesses from cyber-attacks.

Katrina has a background in Digital Forensics and her CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker certification. She is also currently finishing her Bachelors degree in Cyber Security, along with other cyber certifications.


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Philip Niedermair – Strategic Partnerships and Innovation

Philip Niedermair has over 35 years of experience in helping companies expand their potential through corporate development and strategic alignment. Currently Philip is the Managing Director of Strategic Alliances for Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) and CEO of the National Cyber Group, which implements the National Cyber Education Program (NCEP), endorsed by the White House in partnership with Discovery Education/Discovery Channel.

Lilly Leon, Marketing

Lilly Leon is a 4th year marketing student in Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. She has held board positions in student organizations such as the Purdue Latin and Ballroom Dance Team. She is also a valued member of the Purdue Marketing Association.



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