Viszen Security
Viszen Security
Empowering IT and infosec pros to make great decisions

A Few Words About Who we are

The founding principle of Viszen Security is to help organizations and professionals in this industry make better decisions - for you to go forth with confidence and comfort, eliminate the fatigue of constant changes, conflicting agendas, and to provide easy access to the expertise and information needed to make that possible.

To do that, I'm leveraging 20 years of experience acquired from down and dirty hands-on network security architecture, through CISO consulting, and several years serving on boards. The combination of technical and business acumen has been melded together and forged under the fires of servicing hundreds of clients across myriad industries.

And now, I bring that knowledge, along with  expertise from my peers and partners to deliver the same exceptional advisory and analyst services to you. In addition, I'm bringing 15 years' experience working with technology manufacturers for product development, improvement, and technical marketing.

"My goal is to give you the information and guidance you need to make great decisions with ease and confidence. And, I like to add a little humor along the way."

Our Industry Experience

Over the past 15+ years, I've personally worked with hundreds (probably thousands) of security-conscious organizations and professionals, helping them make great decisions. My clients have spanned a variety of industries and sizes, from school systems to the U.S. Dept of Energy, with a focus on mid-market to enterprise sized organizations in highly regulated segments.

Fortune and Global

50+ Fortune 500 through Fortune 50


50+ healthcare including large hospital systems


100+ mid-market to enterprise commercial


25+ Federal, 100+ State & Local Agencies


50+ Colleges and Universities, 100+ K-12 systems

Meet Our Founder

Hi! I'm Jennifer Minella, Founder and Principal Advisor with Viszen Security.
I'm a Myers-Briggs ENTP/INTP and a Pisces, if that means anything. Lover of art, dance, and powerlifting - yeah I know, a weird combo. A mindfulness devotee on a first name basis with Figment, the imagination dragon. Aside from that, here are a few professional highlights and a link to find me on LinkedIn- after all, that's why you're here, right?
  • National and international speaker- including RSAC, Interop, SecTor, BSides, NSA Trusted Computing Conference, Infosec World, CSI, Techno Security, BruCon, WLAN Pros, CWNP Wireless Technology Forum, FBI/USSS ECTF, (ISC)2 Security Congress
  • Certifications- (ISC)2 CISSP, numerous technical certs including vendor neutral wireless for IoT and Security and scores of prior manufacturer certs including triple Master ASE certified in switch/route, wireless, and security
  • Analyst- analyst and faculty with IANS, contributing analyst with Securosis, media advisor
  • Ambassador - VIP and technical ambassador roles including Aruba Worldwide Ambassador, HPE EG Worldwide Partner Ambassador, Juniper Influencer
  • Author- contributing and title author to Low Tech Hacking and CISSP Official Courseware; past paid writer for Dark Reading, Network Computing, and other online media
  • Awards and Honors- SC Magazine Top 10 Power Players, Ranked #4 Global Security Thought Leadership, 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime, NC TECH Tech Woman of the Year
  • Board- Prior board member (ISC)2 International Board of Directors including chairperson, prior board volunteer Raleigh ISSA Chapter, board and VC advisor
  • Volunteer- US Cyber Patriot mentor, (ISC)2, ISSA, RSAC Program Committee, Executive Women's Forum Content Committee

Mindfulness plays a big role in my life, and I incorporate those principles in my daily interactions. In fact, I sometimes teach a Mindfulness-Based Leadership Workshop for InfoSec. It's a great tool for building trust, listening deeply, and not taking ourselves too seriously.


Our partners play a major role in fulfilling client needs. Ask us about pen tests, configuration and integration services, product sales, vCISO services, SOC-as-a-Service, MDR and more and we'll refer you to a trusted provider in our network.