Stan Stahl: SBEC Mentor

Dr. Stan Stahl is the founder and President of Citadel Information Group, an information security management firm. He has also been President of ISSA-LA (the Los Angeles Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association) since 2008 and is the architect of the Chapter’s Community Outreach Program. Dr. Stahl is a pioneer in the field of information security, entering the field in 1980. He began his career securing teleconferencing at the White House, Top Secret databases inside Cheyenne Mountain and the communications network controlling our nuclear weapons arsenal. Dr. Stahl earned his Ph.D. in in Mathematics from The University of Michigan. He was recently appointed to the Industry Advisory Board of the Information Technology Program at the Viterbi School of Engineering at USC.


  • Information security and IT management
  • Policies, standards, procedures, etc
  • Information inventory
  • Awareness Training and educational programs
  • Breach disclosure
  • Incident response
  • Cyber crime investigation and expert witness
  • GLBA
  • ISO 27001, 02
  • ITIL®
  • Six-sigma
  • Information continuity planning


  • Financial services and related
  • Health care and related
  • Aerospace
  • Entertainment and games
  • eCommerce, B2B and B2C
  • Professional services
  • Property management
  • Insurance
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Hospitality
  • Education
  • Critical infrastructure
  • Not-for-profits