About us

Propelled Technologies (PT) started on June 8, 2005 and was incorporated on August 28, 2006. First, specializing in web consulting and end user support and has grown into a cybersecurity consulting firm specializing in Cybersecurity Assurance, Application Cybersecurity, Network Cybersecurity, Vulnerability Scanning . 

The owner of Propelled Technologies is Mr. Anwar Shahid. 

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Mr. Anwar Shahid is a proud Army veteran, cleared Department of Defense Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with over 14 years of experience. Experience includes cybersecurity & information assurance subject matter expert, managing information systems security engineering for networks and applications. Experience also includes information security governance, risk management of an enterprise network, managing network operations in a 24/7/365 environment. Experience in ensuring compliance in the four cyber defense areas; Protect (information assurance vulnerability management, patching and testing, external assessments), Detect/Respond (Continuous network monitoring, Defense-in-Depth enterprise architecture; intrusion detection/prevention), and Sustainment (Memorandum of Agreements/Understanding (MoA/MoU) for CND Services from CND Providers, Operational/Physical security policies and procedures, education & training of CND personnel Computer Network Defense (CND) operations customer support. Expertise in information assurance, certification and accreditation, DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) garnishing an Authorization to Operate (ATO). Anwar has other certifications to include Systems Security Certified Practitioner(SSCP), Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and the Information Technology Infrastructure Library v3(ITIL). Anwar also holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems. 

Anwar is also involved through professional, social and community activities, such as International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)², EC-Council, The U.S. American Legion, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc and Bodybuilding competitions.