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Secure Mentem

Providing research-driven Security Awareness Managed Services to the Fortune 2000, saving them time and money in their compliance efforts.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry IT Services
  • Location Severna Park, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 1997
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Secure Mentem provides turnkey security awareness programs, tailored to an organization’s needs that provide automated delivery of a variety of awareness materials that constantly reinforce messaging to change behaviors. We have an extensive library of materials, in a wide variety of formats with the inclusion of metrics to prove value. It is a comprehensive program that allows an organization to focus their resources elsewhere.


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    Ira Winkler
    President and Founder

    Ira considered one of the most influential security professionals, He began his career at NSA, and moved on to support other military and intelligence agencies. He went on to serve as Chief Security Strategist for HP Consulting, among other positions. He received lifetime achievement awards, has been featured in a variety of major media outlets, and has authored 4 influential books. He is currently serving as President of the ISSA.

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    Samantha Manke
    Executive Vice President and Founder

    Samantha has focused her career on the security awareness field having implementing security awareness programs at 2 Fortune 500 companies. She also performed extensive research in analyzing critical success factors of the security awareness programs of Fortune 500 companies. She regular lectures internationally on security awareness programs, and has 2 books on the subject pending. Samantha holds a MS in Security Technologies from the U of MN.

Previous Investors

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    Self funded