About Us

What’s In a Name?


Cardinal [kahr-dn-l]


~ of prime importance; chief; principal

Synonyms: basic, central, essential, fundamental, primary, indispensable, paramount, pivotal

Just like the cardinal directions on a compass or the cardinal rules, security assessments are an essential, fundamental, and indispensable part of security awareness and the risk management framework. We provide the necessary information at a pivotal point in the process for the client to understand their security posture, determine overall risk to operations, and make go/no-go decisions based on level of compliance.

Who We Are

Cardinal Security Group was founded in April 2020 on the premise that not only are security audits necessary for the ATO process but they should also provide some value…some return on investment.

Our passionate security experts have supported cybersecurity efforts within DoD, the Federal Government, and various civilian agencies. We know the requirements and will provide a thorough, quality assessment with understandable and meaningful results.

We are cyber vigilant and remain flexible and ready to integrate into or compliment your existing cybersecurity strategy.

Our Mission

Cardinal Security Group enforces a strong work ethic and strives to make a difference by providing a trusted, valued, security service for our customers.

Our mission is your mission…

> Protect confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data

> Protect personnel and other organizational assets

> Comply with security regulations

> Conduct business with maximum effectiveness while remaining secure

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Certifications Held by our Team

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Comp TIA Security +

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)

To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage –Confucius

You can only manage what can be measured

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link

Build it in, don’t bolt it on