Charles Zepeda is Vice President of Operations for Defense Point Security. He has more than 16 years of Information Technology and Cyber Security experience, performing in-depth Monitoring & Analysis, Incident Response, and Penetration Testing for a variety of public and private sector clients. His primary area of expertise involves the management and operation of large-scale, enterprise Security Operations Centers (SOCs) and Cyber Network Defense (CND) teams. For the past 14 years, he has supported and managed multiple SOCs and CNDs for several Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) and multiple government agencies. He plays an integral role in ensuring that DPS recruits only the most elite Cyber Security Professionals who can provide our clients with the highest level of service that demonstrates DPS's core values of Passion, Intellect, and Loyalty. Charles credits his ability to perform decisive critical analysis and innovative problem solving to his B.A. degree in Philosophy.