About Us

Beryllium InfoSec Collaborative

Beryllium LLC, dba Beryllium InfoSec Collaborative, is an information security and cybersecurity company located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As a small business owned by veterans, we apply our experience and expertise in security and system architecture across industry & government.

We are National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) experts who understand the importance of making cybersecurity foundational to every organization. NIST’s mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life. At Beryllium, we believe securing our Nation makes a safer Nation.

We spend the majority of our time with the small businesses within the Defense Industrial Base (DIB), which makes-up the backbone of the Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain, and where our Nation's best innovation for our defense system originates. We use a unique approach of strategic collaboration, education, and a holistic approach to helping contractors protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive data, such as Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Covered Defense Information (CDI).

Our expertise in the NIST information security & cybersecurity guidance allows us to build affordable, practical, and secure solutions for any organization, regardless of size.

View Beryllium's Registered Provider Organization (RPO) Profile on the CMMC-AB Marketplace: Beryllium | RPO

View Beryllium's Registered Practitioner (RP) Profiles on the CMMC-AB Market Place:
Paul Veeneman
Derek White
Brooke Johnsen
Our team's credentials and experience include:
Recognized by the CMMC Accreditation Body (AB) as a Registered Provider Organization (RPO)
Registered Practitioners (RP) - recognized by the CMMC-AB
NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-172
NIST SP 800-53
DFARS 252.204-7012, DFARS 252.204-7019, DFARS 252.204-7020
FAR 52.204-21
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Readiness
Supplier Performance Risk System (SPRS) and Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE)
(ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP)
Certified Expert Independent Assessors
CompTIA Network +
CompTIA Security +
CompTIA A +
GDPR
CMMC registered organization logosNIST logoCybersecurity certification badgesDFARS certifications

Meet Our Leadership Team

Jon Anderson
Jon Anderson
Chief Executive Officer
Jon's success stems from his ability to build innovative strategies that meet market demands and provide best-in-class customer responsiveness.
Paul Veeneman
Paul Veeneman
President & COO
Paul has a robust background in control based security programs across multiple industries.
Derek White
Derek White
Director of Business Development
Derek’s success comes from his customer first mentality, utilizing collaboration between security and technology, to create positive outcomes & compliant solutions.
Eric Power
Eric Power
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Eric’s experience solving complex customer issues through collaboration and effectively communicating with every level of an organization.
Kevin Keane
Kevin Keane
Vice President & General Counsel
Kevin is a cybersecurity attorney and tech-startup investor. Kevin brings his deep-rooted expertise in cyberlaw and privacy; franchising and licensing to Beryllium.
Brooke Johnsen
Brooke Johnsen
Client Success Manager
Brooke is a service-disabled United States Marine Corps veteran with extensive business, program, and project management.
David Confeld
David Confeld
Vice President of Tech Ops
David, an IT veteran, approaches new technologies through the lens of how it improves security, intended functions, and making the work of the end individual easier.

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