Meet Paul Horn -
Paul Horn

Paul Horn

Founder and CEO H2Cyber


Paul previously served as the Chief Information Security Officer for an independent Broker-Dealer with billions of dollars in assets under management and thousands of Advisors spread across the United States. Paul has been a part of several FINRA and SEC Cybersecurity sweeps and examinations and maintains a deep understanding of the regulatory requirements associated with financial institutions as well as prioritizing risk remediation activates. With a sister company operating in the tax preparation space and a large majority of Advisors having a separate tax practice, Paul has a deep understanding of the IRS requirements set forth in the Strategic Threat Assessment & Response (STAR) workgroup to help protect taxpayers and the integrity of the tax ecosystem. Paul helps educate Advisors on security requirements that are present to both their businesses by drafting policies and procedures that are closely aligned to meet both business needs.

Paul holds a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information Systems Security and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Information Technology from Colorado Technical University. Paul has also contributed to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) request for information and has positively contributed to the development of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) as well as serves on a variety of Advisory Boards for information security related topics and has a deep dedication to the information security community by mentoring other security professionals. Paul also serves on the Cyber Security Advisory Board to help guide SMU’s curriculum.

Paul honorably served in the United States Air Force as a Special Agent and has an extensive physical and information security background from his time spent as an Agent.

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