FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Security Policy and the Cloud

Ask The Expert

Mark Rivera

FBI-CJIS Security Policy Compliance Officer

Mark Rivera, Customer Retention Manager and CJIS Security Compliance Officer with Vigilant Solutions, served for sixteen years with the Maryland State Police, retiring at the rank of First Sergeant with thirteen of those years at the supervisory and command level. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Management from The Johns Hopkins University and Secret clearance through the FBI, Baltimore.

Police Magazine Website Membership

Join's premier law enforcement community. It's FREE.

Become a member and you'll:

  • Gain access to exclusive articles and news.
  • Receive advice and insight from law enforcement experts.
  • Exchange ideas and advice with fellow cops in secure forums.
  • Receive e-newsletters on important topics – written by top editors and experts. is the Community for Cops and your direct channel to the most timely, useful law enforcement information available. Registration is a snap - just complete the information below.

Login Information




Password Tips
7 - 25 characters

Member Information


(Required, Address Optional)


Privacy Policy

Note: E-mail address will be verified to complete the registration process. Learn more



 Law Enforcement Only  (Optional)

To gain access to sensitive/confidential information and forums in, you must be an active or retired sworn U.S. or Canadian law enforcement officer. We verify each registration by contacting the agency you work (worked) for. Please complete the required information below and you will receive complete access via email within 2 business days. Learn more

 Please make sure to check the box above to sign up for law enforcement only.

(for verifying employment status)
* Please provide the best phone number (ie. Personnel Department) for verifying your status as a sworn police officer.

For Added Security



Enter the verification code as it is shown below without spaces. (Case-insensitive)

Enter Code:

What's this?

Yes, I have read and agree to the Terms of Service.
Police Magazine