Interview with Danyetta Fleming Magana

In July 2015 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Danyetta Fleming Magana. Mrs. Magana founded Covenant Security Solutions in 2003. Her goal is to stretch the envelope for how we think about our information and find new and innovative ways to secure our way of life in digital form. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) a globally recognized certification in the information security arena. She has also been published in the Defense Information Systems Agency IA Newsletter and interviewed as an expert on Federal News Radio’s “Mark Amtower Show.” In 2001, Mrs. Magana received the Black Engineer of the Year Award for the “Most Promising Engineer in Government.” She is a board member on the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), International Technology Committee and the Howard University Information System Board. In addition, Mrs. Magana was a recipient of the Army’s Achievement Medal for Civilian Service. Also her company was recognized by Diversity Business for 2014, 2012 and 2011 as one of the “Top 500 African American Owned Business’ in the US”. Mrs. Magana is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a B.S. in Engineering.