Hank Hensel

Hank Hensel is a senior security architect working for Cisco's CX Security Services providing security consultation, assessment, and design advisory services to Cisco's US and international customers. Hank has worked more than 30 years (7 years at Cisco) in leadership positions in IT systems, cybersecurity, design, and integration. Hank's areas of expertise include security and infrastructure, project management, disaster recovery, business continuity, risk analysis and mitigation, data mapping, data classification, and cybersecurity infrastructure design. Hank has displayed his expertise and leadership in several different industries, including international banking and finance, healthcare, pharmaceutical, energy, renewable energy, oil and gas, passenger and transit rail, manufacturing, mining, wet infrastructure, chemical, nuclear enrichment, public sector defense, municipality and state infrastructure, and law enforcement. Hank's expertise and extensive training in networking, security, and strong focus with industrial control systems allow him to engage in nearly all areas of a customer’s operations, policies, and practices. Hank holds CCIE (# 3577), CISSP, GICSP, and CMMC-RP, and other certifications. Hank practices Cisco's core values in all customer engagements, which have directly contributed to his consistent project successes in every engagement he has been involved in. Hank's success can be attributed to these values and their consistent culmination by being recognized as a "Trusted Advisor" in nearly every engagement he has been a part of for Cisco. Hank's role of trust and deep experience extend beyond customer relationships to new service offerings development and Cisco team support. Hank was the original developer of the current CX advisory segmentation service offering that has been in use for the last seven years and has contributed to the development of the new CX advisory Zero Trust service offering. Finally, Hank is currently contributing to building a consulting service offering for the renewables energy sector.