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CyberNINES is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in helping US Department of Defense (DoD) contractors become compliant and attest to federal cybersecurity regulation requirements. We’ve completed over 100 Basic Assessments against the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171 framework. CyberNINES successfully passed the assessment by the DoD for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and is now an authorized Certified Third-Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO) listed on the Cyber AB Marketplace. CyberNINES has unique processes and metrologies for delivering its services, and we are working to automate and build a Software as a Service (SaaS) application for subscription sales.

With consultants and offices nationwide, CyberNINES is poised to assist companies coast-to-coast with their cybersecurity assessments or meeting compliance with NIST SP 800-171 or CMMC.  Schedule a free consultation here or send us an email at

The CyberAB - CMMC Third-Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO) - 2022-09-23
Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned-Certified

Meet Your Cybersecurity Team

What sets CyberNINES apart is our ability to meet our clients' needs while maintaining excellent service.

CyberNINES is uniquely qualified to provide consulting and recommendations to clients on their Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) journey. We will conduct Certified CMMC Assessments as an authorized CMMC Third-Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO), ensuring compliance with the highest cybersecurity standards. Because we operate with integrity and adhere to industry best practices, recognizing the importance of maintaining objectivity and impartiality, we can offer a client either CMMC Assessments or consulting services but cannot provide both.

We are committed to empowering your business with tailored solutions, whether through expert guidance in CMMC implementation or through a comprehensive assessment process. Whatever your need, CyberNINES will deliver results that align with your specific cybersecurity objectives.

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Scott Singer

Chief Executive Officer

M.B.A., CAPT, USN (retired), CCA, CCP, CMMC Provisional Instructor

Scott brings 30 years of military experience in both active duty and reserve rolls, along with 31 years of industry experience. He co-founded CyberNINES and serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Before that, he served as chief information officer at PaR Systems, where he had responsibility for information systems, global quality, export control, security, and continuous process improvement. Previously, he spent 16 years with Medtronic in various leadership positions; he was a member of their ISPE GAMP 5 Risk Special Interest Group and led the development of their software development and validation life cycle. Scott has extensive experience with regulatory frameworks and government contracting including FAR, DFARS, and NIST SP 800-171. He currently chairs the CMMC Third-Party Assessment Organization Stakeholder Forum ( In June 2021, he testified before Congress on the costs to small business to comply with the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). He was recently recognized as a Visionary Governance Champion by the Cybersecurity Summit, a globally recognized organization that convenes cybersecurity experts, thought leaders, and innovators to address the most critical challenges in the field. Scott led the CyberNINES team to be recognized as the 26th authorized C3PAO in the nation in 2022. Scott is also qualified as a CMMC Assessor.


Todd Streicher


Todd is an accomplished project manager, business consultant, and entrepreneur whose expertise includes service management, change management, contract management, business development, process improvement, and customer and vendor relations. A founding member of 5NINES, Todd provided data center colocation, internet, hosting, and managed services. His work with cloud-based clients and understanding of cybersecurity challenges led to the creation of CyberNINES. Previously, as president and CEO of Matador Consulting, he provided expertise in technology, management, and marketing. His international experience includes various consulting and management positions in Atos Origin B.V. in the Netherlands, where he developed and delivered network management tooling, managed the rollout of their Philips Enterprise Infrastructure (EMI), and established and improved the EMI’s service delivery organization. As an analyst for customer resources at Compuware in Madison, WI, Todd provided desktop management facilities support and project development and migration for a key client. He has also worked for Laboratory Consulting in Madison as a web developer, communications coordinator, customer support analyst, and system installation specialist. Todd is a founding member of the State of Wisconsin’s Cyber Strategy and Planning Work Group, which addresses Wisconsin’s critical public and private infrastructure cybersecurity, and a board member of WisconsinEye, a non-profit, private-public affairs cable network delivering nonpartisan, unedited state government news. He also serves on the board of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Great Lakes Chapter and was recently named their Events Committee Chairperson.


Rylee Wedekind

Cybersecurity Compliance Consultant

As principal cybersecurity quality consultant, Rylee leads the development and implementation of the cybersecurity quality management system, security awareness training, and compliance, based on ISO 27001 standards. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of cybersecurity, with a strong focus on developing and implementing policies and procedures within the ISO 27001, NIST, and CMMC frameworks. A respected and experienced consultant, she works with clients to develop their policies and procedures along with their security plans. She provides guidance to clients throughout their CMMC journey and cybersecurity remediation projects. She also has experience in incident response planning, business continuity, disaster recovery processes, and security awareness training. She maintains a vast library of standardized security policies and procedures and has a proven record of recommending security policy improvements and identifying and addressing vulnerabilities. Her areas of expertise include HR- and financial-related policies and training. Previously, she developed and implemented the information security program at 5NINES. She also oversaw annual security audits based on the Cloud Security Alliance security matrix that mapped to the NIST framework, created policies and procedures to protect the company from cyber threats and unauthorized access, and consulted with clients on their security programs.


Eric Mansfield

Chief Information Officer

With a knack for problem-solving, Eric has provided database and information technology consulting services for more than 100 clients worldwide. He brings his vast technological knowledge and experience with a wide variety of platforms to bear on the CyberNINES mission to protect small and medium-sized businesses from growing cybersecurity threats and help DoD contractors comply with CMMC and other regulatory frameworks. Eric was heavily involved with CyberNINES' own preparation for its CMMC audit and has in-depth knowledge of creating GCC High CUI enclaves.


Megan McKinney

Vice President of Business Development

Megan comes to CyberNINES with a long history of customer satisfaction and service. Having spent the majority of her career engaging with various U.S. government agencies and manufacturers across multiple industries, she has continually focused on solving her customers’ requirements in areas ranging from products and integrated logistics to software, compliance, and cybersecurity. Most recently, as strategic development director at Ictect, she led their expansion strategy for government and commercial customers and managed industry relations with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Wisconsin Departments of State and Commerce. Previously, she has executed corporate strategies for Beacon Interactive Systems, Chickasaw Nation Industries, Banneker Industries, and SupplyCore, securing corporate contracts with the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as several Fortune 500 firms. In addition, she has served as corporate Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) and Facility Security Officer (FSO), established multiple Public/Private Partnerships (P3s), and supported reverse trade missions. Megan is actively involved in several defense industry associations, including the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Great Lakes Chapter, of which she is a cofounder, and the Association of the United States Army (AUSA). She has served as chair of the NDIA Member Leadership Council and president of the board of the NDIA Great Lakes Chapter and still participates on both.


Greg Zacharski

Director of Strategic Business Development

M.S., CAPT, USN (retired)

Greg brings his vast military leadership experience in technological and risk assessment to bear on his role in moving CyberNINES forward in strategic directions. A retired U.S. Navy Captain, he most recently served as director of the Navy’s Operational Energy Office, assessing and resourcing investments in technologies to enable combat ships and aircraft to be deployed longer while expending less energy. Concurrently he established, and served as director for, the Navy’s Foreign Investment Security Office, assessing potential risks and vulnerabilities that investments by foreign entities posed to the Navy’s global logistics support enterprise. He also served as the Navy representative to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), providing his expertise on cases that posed a potential risk to national security.


Nick Alaga

Director of Business Development - Western Region

M.B.A., CAPT USN (retired)

Nick brings extensive experience in military, corporate, and nonprofit organizations to his business development role. In his corporate leadership roles at the California-based companies Lumenetix and Rocket EMS, he implemented great improvements in quality control, process efficiency, and on-time shipping, as well as developing forecasts, budgets, and business case analyses for customers. He also spent 26 years in the Navy as a naval aviator while on active duty and in coastal warfare and force protection while in the Reserves. He has undergone the Department of Defense (DoD) Mandatory Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) training. In the nonprofit sphere, Nick was the founder and CEO of “Will Swim for Food,” a fundraising organization for food banks nationwide.


Raine Streicher

Delivery Coordinator/Office Administrator

Raine is an experienced technical services manager and office administrator in the information technology and service industry. Having worked previously as a chef, she has repurposed her kitchen management skills toward business organization and coordination of technical services for CyberNINES. She served in a similar role at 5NINES, providing support dispatch, service coordination, project management, finance administration, marketing services, and network and web hosting support. Assisting her team through various company transitions, she spearheaded the implementation and maintenance their business support systems. Raine volunteers for the Sierra Club, the annual NAMI Dane County walk, and dog rescue and advocacy.





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