Claire Cochran

As a member of AHEAD’s Security Practice, Claire assists clients with information security assessments and in developing Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) functions following best practices and industry standards.  

Claire is an experienced information security consultant, having more than five years of experience with NIST 800-53rev4, GRC, project management, and technical deployments across many industries. As part of her experience, Claire has assisted well over twenty US states and their many agencies in documenting and deploying enterprise-wide information security programs.  She has a vast amount of knowledge specifically in the areas of data protection, governance, and privacy.

Areas of Expertise

Organizational Readiness
Maturity Assessments
NIST 800-53rev4
Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC)


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
Bachelor of Science, Business Management / Management Information Systems