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Kelly O'Brien


Role and Company

Cybersecurity Consultant, Agio, Inc.


25 years experience in information technology


Sneads Ferry, NC

About Kelly

I have over 25 years experience in Information and Cyber Security and am currently a Cybersecurity Consultant/Advisor. My past roles include desktop and systems support, Information Security Awareness, SAP Systems and Security administration, PCI Compliance, Risk Management, Compliance, and Cybersecurity auditing, Cyber Risk Assessments, CJIS assessments, Tabletop exercises, and much more. In addition to my breadth of knowledge in the Cybersecurity field, I hold a Bachelor’s in Accounting and am a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified in Risk and Systems Control, Certified Information Security Manager, Certified BlackLight Examiner, Certified Payment Card Internal Security Assessor, Certified Cyber Threat Analyst, and Certified Cyber GRC Professional. The professional organizations I belong to are High Technology Crime Investigation Association, FBI Infragard, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, IAPP, ISACA, and ASIS.

I am also a Gold Star Mom and get involved with as many Veteran support activities as possible. I am a huge advocate of our military! In my spare time I enjoy weight lifting, floor hockey, and of course, family and friends.

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3 months ago

I'm interested in entering the Information Technology field. Which certification(s) is best to start without obtaining another college degree?

Hi Tyrone! I can help you out with that - let's connect on LinkedIn (

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