Who We Are

Cyber Inspekt is a veteran owned and operated company that provides cybersecurity consulting services to government and private sector clients. Our mission is to help organizations manage information security risk, comply with regulatory frameworks, and implement effective security controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their information. Cybersecurity is our passion and we constantly keep up with the latest security trends. In addition, we are not afraid to be challenged and take on the most complex assignments.


Core Values

  • Integrity and ethics

  • Direct, open, and honest communication

  • Outstanding customer service

  • Delivering on our promises

  • Teamwork




Kristof Pasternak

Principal Security Consultant

Kristof is the founder of Cyber Inspekt and serves as the Principal Security Consultant. He brings ten years of cybersecurity experience in a variety of areas, including risk management, security assessments, regulatory compliance, IT audits, web application security, vulnerability remediation, contingency planning, and privacy. 

Prior to Cyber Inspekt, Kristof served as Information Systems Security Manager at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he ensured that the information systems maintained the appropriate operational security posture and compliance with federal information security requirements. Prior to that, he served as Senior IT Security Auditor at the U.S. Government Accountability Office, where he evaluated federal information security and information systems (see, for example, GAO-15-370). In addition, Kristof served honorably in the U.S. Army and completed a tour of duty in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Kristof holds a Bachelor of Science in Security Systems, a graduate certificate in Information Security and Assurance, and several professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), and Security+.