Justin Leapline

IANS Faculty

    Justin has over twenty years of experience in system administration, software development,
    and information security. His core skills include regulatory and contractual compliance,
    program management, payment card standards, and general governance and privacy practices
    and frameworks.

    He founded episki, a cloud-based governance tool geared toward helping mid-market
    organizations manage their security programs. Justin also performs fractional CISO and
    security consulting services for various clients in multiple industries, including areas
    involving GRC, DevSecOps, Privacy, and other matters.

    Before his current roles, Justin consulted with Fortune 1000 companies in information
    systems, audit, governance, and cybersecurity. He has led the governance and security
    practices for leading eCommerce and large financial services companies. Additionally,
    Justin has spoken at conferences concerning risk management, the payment card industry
    (PCI), security leadership, and general information security practices.

    • Governance, Risk Management, & Compliance
    • Cloud Computing
    • Application Development
    • Privacy

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Former Board Member of the Pittsburgh chapter of ISACA
    • Former Manager Security Governance & Compliance at Diebold
    • Former Director of Security at GiftCards.com
    • Former VP of Service Provider Management at BNY Mellon
    • Former Practice Lead at TrustedSec.

    Certifications & Credentials

    • CISSP – (ISC)2
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) – ISACA
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) – EC Council
    • Certified ISO 27001 Auditor
    • PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) – PCI Council

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    In his free time, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 kids, dabbling at the piano, and is a tinkerer of projects.