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CEH Scheme Committee


Joseph Juchniewicz (Chair)

Joseph A. Juchniewicz is a Risk and Compliance Senior Consultant that provides high-level consulting services to customers primarily in the area of information security, including the design and implementation of security solutions, conducting security assessments, as well as assisting with the alignment of operational procedures with information security best practices. He has extensive experience in vulnerability and penetration testing, social engineering, physical security assessments, investigations, incident response, and computer forensics.


Steve Petrie (Vice Chair)

Steve Petrie is a Senior Security Engineer at Telos Corporation with over 30 years of experience in the information technology field. He provides high-level technical services for the Department of Defense and various commercial entities. He has experience providing technical security assessments, physical security assessments, vulnerability and penetration testing. Mr. Petrie holds a BS in Information Technology and currently holds several certifications including CEH, CHFI, ECSA, OPST, and CISSP.


Anthony Dayrit

Anthony Dayrit is a security researcher, has a Bachelor of Science degree on Electronics & Communications Engineering, with 16+ years of IT experience 10 of which is focused on Information Security & Risk Management.
Worked with various MNC firms such as Cisco-Linksys, Trend Micro, Barclays Capital and Leo Tech Services (a software development house HQ in Singapore) as IT Security Compliance Manager where he also served as the Data Protection Officer, Global Blue and now with an Insurance company leading the Governance, Compliance and Cyber Risk Management.
He maintains various certifications, some of which were:
SANS GCIH – GIAC Certified Incident Handler, EC Council – C|EH Certified Ethical Hacker, L|PT Licensed Penetration Tester, (ISC)2 – Certified Information Systems Security Professional, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Lead Auditor, SISA – Certified Payment Card Industry Security Implementer, Regular contribution to multiple security interest groups: Director, (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter, Member - Open Web Application Security Project Singapore Chapter.


Kristopher Thomas

System Vulnerability Analyst, Department of Defense

Kris Thomas is a cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of experience solving complex issues from strategy through execution to the public and commercial markets.
Mr. Thomas’ background ranges across a security spectrum of capabilities including cybersecurity strategy and governance, IT risk management, cybersecurity technology implementation, and threat intelligence.


Marcelo A. Gallardo

Senior Enterprise Security Engineer, TelosCorporation

Mr. Gallardo has over 31 years of IT experience, including 21 years’ experience in applied security engineering, and seventeen years’ experience conducting certifications and accreditations (C&As) of systems and networks. He currently conducts security assessments and penetration testing for DoD and Federal systems, which involves analyzing the security architecture, conducting certification testing and vulnerability assessments, and determining security risks, in accordance with DoD and Federal regulations and guidelines.

Michael Hughes

Michael Hughes

Michael Hughes is a Head of Information Security for a global law firm, responsible for all aspects of information security including: the design and implementation of security solutions, conducting security assessments, internal audits, internal investigations, compliance with ISO27001:2013 as well as assisting with the alignment of operational procedures with information security best practices. He has extensive experience in risk management, policy development, ISO27001, vulnerability management, auditing of IT and physical security, investigations, incident response and computer forensics across the legal, commercial and government sectors.


Rusty O’Callaghan

A decree educated security professional with over 30 years’ experience. He has a varied background with many years of experience within information technology and information security. He has earned a variety of industry recognized certifications. He has extensive experience in vulnerability and penetration testing, social engineering, physical security assessments, investigations, incident response, and computer forensics. He has completed assignments in the public space for UK MOD, FCO, Central and Local Government departments. Also, International Defence, Aerospace and Maritime clients. Has held the highest security clearances for UK and NATO. Has also completed assignments for International Financial and Legal clients. Has provide training and management of multinational team personnel from various technical disciplines in various security cleared environments.

Shannon Stewart

Shannon Stewart

Shannon has a broad experience in work that encompasses many different areas of interest. Twenty-eight years of ministerial ministry, over 10 years of Retail Management, owned his own construction company and over fifteen years in the IA/ IT field. His IA/IT adventures start with the Dos system in a telephone company’s infrastructure to working with Telos Corp for over twelve years.
With Telos Corp, Shannon provides IA/IT related services, technical services, and system related documentation for satisfying security requirements and C&A of DoD automated information systems. He prepares certification documentation in accordance with the NIST, RMF, DCID & DHA; routinely provides input and comments to draft A&A documentation; supports, analyzes, and tests various DHA and Navy Medical local area networks for compliance with DoD, DHA, & Navy configuration policies. He serves as a team lead, where team leads are responsible for testing the security of various Navy Medical applications utilizing database, source code, and application scanning software. He is a member of EC-Council's Scheme Committee. Shannon has Security+ and CEHv6 certifications along with a verity of specialty courses in the IA/IT field.

Steve Lindley

Steve Lindley

Steve Lindley has over 15 years of Information Technology and Information Security experience. He is currently the Information Security Officer for the County of Sonoma. He also has experience working in the public safety and financial industries, where he has gained real life, hands on experience defending sensitive networks against cyber-attacks. Steve also has extensive experience performing vulnerability scans, penetration tests, and social engineering tests. He also holds numerous industry certifications including the EC-Council ECSA, CEH, ECIH, and ECES certifications, CompTIA PenTest+, CySA+, Security+, Network+, and A+ certifications, and has his B.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance.


Timothy Robinson

Practice Manager; Public Sector Cybersecurity, World Wide Technology

Tim recently joined the WWT Security Practice from Leidos, Inc. where he served as a Chief System Engineer, Cyber Research Analyst, and Cyber Operator. Prior to that, he spent over 20 years as a Unites States Marine and served a large part of it as a Communications and Information Systems Officer.
As a Practice Manager for Cybersecurity, his role is to focus specifically on leveraging WWT’s Security Portfolio to support the Public Sector Customers’ needs. He is a part of the Federal Technology and Innovation Group where he drives innovative solutions for security and information technology at scale with WWT’s OEMs. He is the primary author for WWT’s Integrated Endpoint Security Architecture and worked on a team to bring this solution market for our customers.
Tim has a BS in Management Science & Information Technology with a focus on Decision Support Systems from Virginia Tech. His MS is in Operations Research/Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in Cybersecurity from Capitol Technology University in Maryland.

First Name Last Name Designation Company/Organization
Anjanette Harris Cyber Security Analyst Alta IT Services
Anthony Dayrit Information Security Lead AXA Technology Services
Denis O'Callaghan Security Consultant – Cyber Defence NATO SHAPE, Casteau Belgium
Kristopher Thomas System Vulnerability Analyst Department of Defense
Michael Hughes Director & Principle IA Consultant Teeke Consulting, UK
Shannon Stewart Enterprise Security Consultant Telos Corporation
Steven Petrie Enterprise Security Consultant Telos Corporation
Timothy Robinson Cyber Capabilities Researcher Leidos, Inc

The specific duties and responsibilities of the SC members include:

  • Approve key policies governing the operation of EC-Council Certification Division.
  • Assuring consistency of decision making as well as the criteria used therein.
  • Serve on appeals and complaints task groups as appointed by the SC Chair.
  • Promote and provide guidance to promote EC-Council certifications.
  • Provide guidance regarding international initiatives supporting EC-Council certifications.
  • Provide guidance to support educational initiatives related to EC-Council certifications.
  • Determine areas of research required to improve EC-Council certifications.
  • Serve on task forces / subcommittees as appointed by the SC Chair.

Note: Next SC scheduled meeting: Sept 2022.

Disclaimer: None of the EC-Council | Scheme Committee members are part of the management team of the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) and as such, they should not be construed to be part of the Board of Directors of EC-Council.