About Us

Our Vision

To protect the integrity of our client’s business operations through best in class cyber security and risk management solutions.

To address the cybersecurity skills gap, particularly for underrepresented groups, with our hands-on, real-world experience driven by our Department of Labor and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) approved apprenticeship.

Our Goal

Implement effective security solutions into your business practices to protect your sensitive data and decrease your risk of exposure while improving the cybersecurity workforce.

Our Key Differentiators

1.  Strong foundation.

20+ years of certified hands on experience built on a strong foundation of working all levels of IT (e.g. helpdesk, desktop support, system administration, network engineering, cybersecurity
experts, C-Suite cyber executives).

2.  Customized solutions.

For each engagement, we perform an initial assessment to obtain the foundational details required to provide customized solutions that meet (and often exceed) your business needs and objectives.

3.  We go the extra mile.

We provide a plethora of cybersecurity related services to our clients. In the event that we do not offer a service you need, we will connect you with a trusted resource to ensure all of your business needs are taken care of.

4.  Dedicated support.

Each of our engagements has a project manager assigned, in addition to the dedicated support staff working your project. We believe in open communication and providing customer support that goes above and beyond.

Our Owner

Courtney H. Jackson – (CEO)

Courtney H. Jackson, MSISA, CISSP, CISM, CEH, CHFI is the CEO and Founder of Paragon Cyber Solutions, LLC, a veteran, woman, minority owned, Florida-based company, specializing in information security and assurance. Mrs. Jackson has more than 20 years of certified hands-on experience in Information Technology, encompassing both executive leadership and entrepreneurship.

Mrs. Jackson completed her studies at Western Governor’s University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and IT Management as well as a Master of Science degree in Information Security and Assurance. Mrs. Jackson also holds a number of professional industry certifications. Recently, Paragon Cyber Solutions, LLC was approved to be a certified test center for Pearson VUE as an available resource to get the workforce certified.

Mrs. Jackson got her start in Information Technology during her tenure in the U.S. Navy. After completing her active duty military service, she took an entry-level position as an IT Help Desk Representative, impressively working her way up to the C-Suite in a span of a career before exiting the Corporate space to pursue her entrepreneurial endeavors full-time.  In addition to programs that she has created to support the professional development of women, she also serves as a dedicated mentor for the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu.

Mrs. Jackson serves as the Vice President for Women in Defense Greater Tampa Bay and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). She was awarded the 2023 Tampa Bay Business Journal Business Woman of the Year award and the 2022 Global Cybersecurity Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Mrs. Jackson is a member of the Military Cyber Professionals Association (MCPA) and a Fellow of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI).


To compliment her formal education and hands on experience, Mrs. Jackson holds the following active career certifications:

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Certified ISO-27000 Specialist (GIAC)

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v7)

Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI)

Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)

Comptia Security+

Comptia Network+

Comptia A+

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)

Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE)

Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA)


Paragon Cyber Solutions is extremely knowledgeable in the Information Security and Assurance field.  They executed our independent Assessment & Authorization effort from start to finish which resulted in an Approval to Operate. We highly recommend their services!

DOD Customer

Paragon Cyber Solutions serves as the virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) for our business. We were not aware that such a thing existed but having them available to call on as needed versus having a full-time CISO on staff has proven to be very cost-effective and efficient. Paragon stood up our entire corporate security program and they keep us up-to-date and compliant.

Small Business Owner

Paragon Cyber Solutions completed all work to transition our system from legacy DIACAP to the Risk Management Framework. Courtney setup the project plan, worked directly with our engineering staff, and showed true authority and leadership resulting in a successful effort.

DOD Customer

Paragon Cyber Solutions conducted a vulnerability assessment on our network and really opened our eyes to security weaknesses that we were not aware of. From that point, they created a remediation plan and worked with us on implementing an in-depth corporate security program. They also completed a lengthy vendor security questionnaire for us. We feel ahead of the game now.   Job well done!

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