Joe, a retired USMC Captain, is Director of Security and Operations Manager for Iviry. His broad security background from almost a decade of experience across many IT and security related disciplines includes Facility Security Officer, Insider Threat Program Security Officer, Security Operation Center (SOC) Manager and SOC Incident Response Coordinator.
Joseph has a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Management from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and a Master’s in Information Technology Management from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Mr. Benson served for twenty years on active duty in the Marine Corps first as an Enlisted Infantry Marine and later as a Communications Officer. His assignments included Marine Corps Security Forces Company Panama; 1st Battalion, 8th Marines; 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines; 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (Anti-Terrorism); Second Marine Division G-6; and the Second Marine Expeditionary Brigade’s Special Operations Training Group.
Joseph served a combat tour in Haiti in 2004 in support of Operation Secure Tomorrow where he was attached to Combined Joint Task Force Haiti as a Battalion Communications Officer. He also served a combat tour in Iraq in 2005 where he was attached to the Second Marine Division G-6.