Paul Hoffman is the Senior Program Manager of Stakeholder Engagement for the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, a division of nonprofit CIS (Center for Internet Security, Inc.) since 2016. The MS-ISAC has been designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response and recovery for the nation's state, local, territorial and tribal (SLTT) governments. With nearly 5,000 members encompassing all 56 States and US Territories, the MS-ISAC is a growing and vibrant organization helping the SLTT community defend the global cyber frontier. Hoffman's extensive and varied career in the IT field includes stints at General Electric and most recently as Infrastructure Manager at AYCO\Goldman Sachs. Paul and his team serve the SLTT community and function as the "concierges" for all things related to MS ISAC.

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