Shawn Anderson, President and Founder

Mr. Anderson started SecurityCAFE, LLC in 2009 while performing consulting services for companies in the Northern Virginia area. SecurityCAFE is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) designed to leverage over 20 years in law enforcement, IT, and security. His goal was to help customers lead change, lead people, and build the multi-disciplinary teams necessary to deliver sustainable, measurable results.

Mr. Anderson is adept at leading change. As a Marine for the first 10 years of his professional career, he did not follow a traditional career path: his first 4½ years he served as a Military Police Officer and led an elite team to manage the office transition to the Windows operating system. In 1996, after completing the Small Systems Computer Specialist Course, he built and led computer investigation and forensic teams. he was a founding member of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) code 20 which focused on computer related crime. he separated from the Marine Corps in early 2000 and worked as an IT Security specialist and then later as Chief Information Security Officer for a major prime contractor's intelligence business.


Mr. Anderson is a certified project manager and a subject matter expert in Information Security Management. He holds his CISSP, CRISC, PMP, CEH, and CIO Certifications and is a visionary leader focused on building customer relationships and focusing on their requirements from a compliance and regulatory perspective. He is knowledgeable in all flavors of security policy, project management, handling multiple million dollar programs, process oriented, COBIT, ITIL, CMMi, and Six Sigma.