Dr. Blake Curtis has a proven track record of creating global information assurance programs for government, commercial, international, and healthcare sectors. Subsequently, he assesses various aspects and latitudes of risk and audits information systems to assure compliance with applicable state, federal, and regulatory requirements. Additionally, Blake leverages a comprehensive amalgamation of cybersecurity, governance, and control frameworks to develop tailored assurance programs for enterprises.
From an academic perspective, Blake Curtis functions as a research scientist who specializes in quantitative correlational research. Blake measures cybersecurity expertise, task performance, and technical competency for IT, Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) and Cybersecurity professionals. Blake conducts research within the Science of Expertise and identifies the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that generate superior performance. Through modernized pedagogy, spaced-repetition, and deliberate practice research, Blake helps students in constructing a comprehensive perspective for studies in expertise, memory optimization, knowledge transfers (e.g., near vs far), knowledge retention, skill acquisition, and learning methodologies.
Blake is the author of "How to Complete Your Master's Degree in One Semester." His article has over 13,000 views and has helped over 150 students complete their Master's degrees in record-setting times. When time permits, Blake mentors students and provides studying strategies to help them complete their Master's degree in Cybersecurity or pass IT certification exams. Learn more about Blake Curtis at https://www.linkedin.com/in/reginaldblakecurtis/