Bob Harren, BEAM IT Security, Inc.

harrenBob Harren is the President of BEAM IT Security, Inc. He specializes in Cyber Security Consulting, Electronic Security Systems Integration, Specialized Project Development, and Cyber Security Project Management; focused in Federal and State governmental markets. Harren combines his deep experience Information Systems Management; along with Cyber Security, IT audit and consulting work for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NASA, Northrop Grumman, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and the DoD to offer clients a real-world view in evaluating, selecting and implementing the latest cyber security and Information Assurance technologies for enterprises and government agencies.

As a former Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Security Officer and IT Security Consultant; Bob has broad experience in both Information Systems Management and in the Cyber Security space. He is a seasoned information systems security executive with a multi-platform background along with executive level experience in diverse industries and organizations including Xerox PARC, Kikkoman International, The George P. Johnson Company, Frontier Systems Integrators, and the U.S. Military.

Harren has managed numerous cyber security implementations and security consulting projects at US government agencies, (US Air Force Space Command, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Veteran’s Administration and the Defense Intelligence Agency) as well as at large companies including Northrop Grumman Information Technology, ITT-Exelis, and Frontier Systems Integrators.

Harren holds a BS in Engineering from the US Military Academy, a MS in Operations Research from Florida Institute of Technology and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Harren is also past President of the San Francisco Chapter of Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), an active member of the International Information Systems Security Certifications Consortium (ISC)2 and INFRAGARD.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Current.
  • Federal IT Security Professional (FITSP-M) Current.
  • Certified Information Assurance Security Officer (IASO) Current.
  • Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) 2006-2009.
  • Certified Cisco Design Associate (CCDA) 2006-2009.
  • Former President, Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), SF Chapter. 2010-2011.
    Member, INFRAGARD, SF Chapter.
  • Guest Speaker on ‘DIACAP Transitions’ for ISACA Capitol Region, January, 2007.
  • Guest Speaker, Oracle Technology Days for Oracle Corporation, August, 2002.
Corporate Data
CAGE – 387Z3
Facility Security Clearance
DUNS: 197406874
California Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)
DVBE Certification Profile: 46541
 NAICS – Description
 541519 · Other Computer Related Services
 541618 · Other Management Consulting Services
 541690 · Other Scientific and Technical Consulting
 561621 · Security Systems Services (except  Locksmiths)


  • Exelis (ITT) / All Points Logistics: DIACAP/DIARMF (C&A), IA/Cyber Security Analyses, vulnerability scans and verification analyses for USAF Space Command at Vandenberg AFB. (2011-2015)
  • Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC): DIACAP/DIARMF – Cyber Security, C & A, vulnerability scans & analyses, technical reports (2013-15)
  • Aquarius Information Systems: Cyber Security Training: Torres Corp, Paraguay (2013); Prime Minister’s Office – Iraq (2012)
  • SDV Solutions: Facility Clearance Program (2012-13)
  • Prometheus Global, Inc.: – HIPAA-HITECH Certification of ISP (2014)
  • Nuclear Cyber Security Policy / SCADA Program assessment & Security Evaluation Reports at the NRC (2010-2013)
  • DIACAP / Cyber Security Analyses at US Army INSCOM & CENTCOM (2011-2012)
  • FSO – Facility Clearance Program (2008-2014)
  • Trilliant, Inc: ISO Security Certification (ISO 27001)
  • SecureInfo: NIST 800-53/FISMA IV&V, C&A (NASA: 2009-10)