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Why S3 Security

We build relationships that last a lifetime

Your challenges are our challenges, and your success determines ours. So, we not only invest in the best talent and technology in the industry, but in building client relationships that deliver the best results. Discover why hundreds of successful companies have already chosen S3 Security as their trusted partner – and remain our clients for life.

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Why S3 Security

We build relationships that last a lifetime

Your challenges are our challenges, and your success determines ours. So, we not only invest in the best talent and technology in the industry, but in building client relationships that deliver the best results. Discover why hundreds of successful companies have already chosen S3 Security as their trusted partner – and remain our clients for life.

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Working with S3 Security

We Get to Know You and Your Business

Whether you need a singular service or a complete cybersecurity and compliance program, S3 Security fosters relationships focused on fully understanding and accomplishing your goals. We begin with a careful assessment of your unique business practices and a thorough review of IT infrastructure. Once we’ve identified key initiatives, we develop and implement customized security services that include expert consulting and detailed recommendations. Then we devise a comprehensive plan to keep you safe moving forward.

S3 Security team meets with clients in their office.
S3 Security analyst codes on his laptop and monitors.

WE HAVE A LONG HISTORY OF LEADERSHIP

Founded in 1999, S3 Security has been helping organizations protect their systems, data, privacy and regulatory compliance since before the term “cybersecurity” was even coined – and was conducting payment card data security assessments directly for brands well before the inception of the PCI Security Standards Council. Let us put our experience to work for you.

WE PARTNER WITH THE BEST

S3 Security has not only established strategic alliances that leverage the knowledge of cybersecurity and governance experts to meet the challenges of any company, but applied those insights to serve numerous name brand clients in a variety of business categories.

  • Leading Digital Retailers
  • Sports Associations
  • Theme Parks
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Restaurant Franchisors
  • Government Entities
  • Grocers
  • Digital Suppliers
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Travel & Hospitality Leaders
  • Financial Institutions
  • Food & Beverage Affiliates
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Education
S3 Security engineers plan around a conference table.
Leadership

Meet The Team

For over two decades, Mitchelle, Scott and their talented team have successfully assisted organizations with the implementation and oversight of their information security, privacy and regulatory compliance programs.

Picture of Mitchelle Schanbaum, CEO
CEO

MITCHELLE SCHANBAUM

Mitchelle creates an environment of strong business relationships & leads S3 Security into the future with strong communication skills & decades of industry experience.

Picture of Scott Schanbaum, CTO of S3 Security
CTO

SCOTT SCHANBAUM

Scott outlines our technological vision, implements technology strategies, & ensures technological resources are aligned to business needs.

S3 Security's SVP of Cyber Security Compliance Services, Hank Edley.
EVP, Cybersecurity Services

HANK EDLEY

Hank is a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) with decades of experience in assisting Fortune-ranked companies in designing & maturing their cybersecurity, governance, and risk management programs.

VP, Cybersecurity Services - Compliance Services Division

Alex Douds

Alex has over two decades of experience in IT cyber security and compliance. He has been a consultant for companies ranging from small family-owned businesses to companies in the top 10 of the Fortune 500. He specializes in right-sizing cyber security compliance to meet each company’s security objectives.

VP, Cybersecurity Services - Engineering Services Division

Jeff Chua

Jeff is an accomplished executive with extensive experience managing security initiatives and personnel to drive organizational efficiencies and growth. He is a leader known for innovative thinking, strong program management skills, and a focus on customer success.

Bill Rutherford, SVP Service Delivery at S3 Security.
SVP, Cybersecurity Service Delivery

BILL RUTHERFORD

Bill leads our Service Delivery Team as they drive client services to completion while upholding our steadfast commitment to customer service excellence.

S3 Security's SVP of Digital Business Group, Dan Parnell.
SVP, Digital Business Group

DAN PARNELL

Dan is an experienced IT professional with 36 years of experience in infrastructure operations and information security. He and his team provide innovative technology and security-based solutions for S3 Security.

Terra Troia, SVP of Business Operations at S3 Security.
SVP, Business Operations

TERRA TROIA

Terra facilitates high-level organizational decisions & daily operations, guiding financial decisions & monitoring our fiscal growth.

S3 Security's SVP of Business Development, Quinton Schanbaum.
SVP, Business Development

QUINTON SCHANBAUM

Quinton partners with clients to identify their unique security needs & leads his team in identifying new opportunities to drive business growth.

S3 Security's Executive Marketing Manager, Tim Schanbaum.
Executive Marketing Manager

TIM SCHANBAUM

As part of senior management, Tim continues to guide executives on future service opportunities & refining current ones.

Certifications + Affiliates

EXPERTISE

Our assessors and engineers have a proven track record of success and an intimate understanding of the latest security technologies and vulnerabilities. We have a variety of certifications from the following organizations:

A list of certification logos including NIST, PCISSC, CompTIA, Offensive Security, OWASP, SANS, ISACA, ISO, ISC, CEH, CIS and Cyber AB
Strategic Alliances

INSIGHTS & INNOVATION

Our strategic alliances leverage the strengths, ability, and expertise of both cybersecurity and governance experts to provide our clients with comprehensive services to meet any need or challenge.

These partnerships enable us to evolve continuously, innovate dynamically and stay ahead of new threats in an ever-changing landscape.

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Locations

4 CITIES. 2 CONTINENTS. 1 VISION.

The world’s largest independent cyber security firm is on two continents – and growing every day – powered by strong leadership and experienced engineers who are in the field working side-by-side with you to protect against cyber-attacks and maintain compliance.

Chicago, IL

Dallas, TX

Global HQ

Denver, CO

London, UK

European HQ

Join Our Team

S3 Security is consistently growing, perpetually hiring and always interested in hearing new ideas.

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