Christopher Hillman is the lead for Cyber Operations Engineering at PLEX.  Chris has over 23 years of experience in a broad range of Information Technology roles from Systems Engineering, Application Development, Cyber Security, Network Defense, Cyber Operations, and Program Management.  Chris is a proud member of the 175th Cyber Operations Group of the Maryland Air National guard where he is currently a Master Sergeant, acting as the Superintendent of the Operational Support Flight and develops cyber exercises and training events for offensive and defensive operations.  Chris joins PLEX after 20 years of federal service in both the Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Chris holds an associate of Information Systems from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelor’s of Fine Art in Digital Design, and a Master’s of Cybersecurity.  Chris also holds SANS GIAC Pen Tester (GPEN), and SANS GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) certifications.

When not working, Chris enjoys his family, the outdoors, and personal projects like video game development and art.  To see what Chris is up to and his thoughts on various cyber security issues, follow him on Twitter: @PLEX_Chris.