Aaron DeMaster is the Cyber Security Manager at Rexnord Corporation, a global multi-platform industrial manufacturer. Aaron has over twenty years of experience in information technology and ten years in cyber security. Aaron’s wide range of experience in all-areas of information technology allows him a comprehensive understanding how to manage and apply cyber security in today’s complicated business landscape.
Aaron began his career in Wisconsin in IT operations and advanced through roles in mainframe operations, networking, desktop and server engineering, and systems administration. After a move to Texas, he began to shift his focus to compliance, audit, and, upon moving back to Wisconsin, moved fully into cyber security.
Aaron has worked in multiple sectors and industries including retail, legal, healthcare, financial, and manufacturing for such companies as Dell Computers, FIS Global (Metavante), Aurora Healthcare, The American Red Cross, and Rexnord.
In his role at Rexnord, Aaron is responsible for overseeing enterprise security, driving security strategy and execution, preparing incident response plans, delivering security awareness training, managing security policy, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and coordinating with audit teams.
Aaron holds the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), BSI ISO 27001 ISMS Auditor, and CompTIA Security+ credentials.
Aaron is a member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He is also a member of the Midwest Cyber Security Alliance and has served on the advisory board since 2015 where he has performed as the board’s organizer and moderator. Aaron is a subject matter expert for CompTIA and serves with security industry peers to write the questions for the CompTIA SecurityPlus certification exam.