Security Professionals

LET SIMS SECURITY STRATEGIES ENHANCE YOUR SECURITY POSTURE

General Security

We can provide a needs assessment of your current security posture to expose your vulnerabilities and recommend mitigation.

Industrial Security

Our experts can provide the latest government standards and assist your company in maintaining compliance.

FSO Support

Our associates can provide standard FSO support to give you peace of mind and free you up to focus on your company specialty

National Industrial Security Program

Stay up-to-date and receive professional advice on specific regulatory requirements concerning your activities in the  NISP.

Our Mission

Sims Security Strategies, LLC, was founded by Heather and John Sims in 2018 as a consultancy to support companies with their overall security needs.   Heather and John offer a combined total of 60+ years of experience in a multitude of security disciplines, insider threat, risk management, anti-terrorism and educational/training needs analysis. 

This Women and Veteran owned company brings to you, two professionals with military, federal government and Defense Industrial Base contractor experience that can conduct a needs analysis of you current security environment and develop a strategy to enhance your security posture.

Sims Security Strategies, LLC has a variety of skill sets that can be utilized to create robust security programs.  We can develop plans to support government compliance, adaptability to the evolving threats, as well as protection over your sensitive company proprietary information to include your company intellectual information. 

Our services will give you peace of mind in meeting your contractual, compliance and other company obligations.

Services

SIMS Security Strategies

At Sims Security Strategies we will conduct a security needs analysis and assist you in developing security plans to meet government compliance standards as well as provide your company a viable security posture that will defend against the ever-evolving adversarial threat to your intelligential and customers sensitive information.

Program Management

Program management services that keep critical projects moving during uncertain times. Senior-level consultants with years of experience.

Facility Clearance

Assisting in obtaining and maintaining your Facility Clearance (FCL).

physical security vulnerabilities

Identification of Company Critical Assets and Develop solutions to physical security vulnerabilities.

Security Plans

Developing Standard Security Plans

  • Supply Chain

    Create and maintain a Supply Chain that reduces the company’s risk to nefarious actors.

  • Government System Support

    Assist in our mgmt. of JPAS/DISS/NISS/NCCS and provide updates/guidance for new government systems as they are developed

  • Training Plan Develop

    Provide tailored training plans.

  • Operation Security Plans

    Create a risk management process that encourages employees to view security from the perspective of an adversary in order to protect sensitive information.

  • CUI compliance

    Assist with new government standards with the treatment of unclassified information that requires safeguarding or dissemination controls.

  • Liaison

    Liaison with Government Customers.

Personnel Clearances

Assistance in submitting and managing Personnel Security Clearances and Adverse Information Reporting

Vulnerability Assessment

Vulnerability Assessment/Self-Inspection and Mitigation Strategies.

Insider Threat

We will Develop and Test Your Insider Threat Plans and help protect it against Malicious Threat.

Risk Management

Create a Supply Chain that reduces the company’s risk to nefarious actors.

Our team

Our Security Professionals 

Heather Sims

Heather Sims

Owner

 Heather M. Sims is the current Industry Spokesperson to the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee responsible for advising on matters and issues concerning National Industrial Security Program polices. 

Heather provides Security Strategy, Planning and Collaboration to one of the largest national defense contractors in the nation.  She provides subject matter expertise for all security disciplines and insider threat guidance.

Previously, she was the Assistant Deputy Director for Industrial Security Field Operations at Defense Security Service, now known as Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency located in Quantico, Virginia.  Mrs. Sims was responsible for the day-to-day field operations throughout the US. 

Heather also served in the Air Force in various positions both in uniform and as a civilian employee. 

Mrs. Sims holds a Bachelor’s degree in Workforce Education and Development from the University Southern Illinois. She is also a graduate of the Excellence in Government Senior Fellows Program and the Federal Executive Institute.

She holds professional certifications in Security Fundamentals, Security Asset Protection, Industry Security Oversight, and Physical Security.

John Sims

John Sims

Team Member

John R. Sims is currently the St. Louis NCMS Chapter Chair continuously staying abreast on all relevant national security updates.

Mr. Sims is a retired disabled veteran having honorably served in the United States Air Force for over 25 years.   Mr. Sims provided oversight and advisement on direction, management and operation of Anti-Terrorism Force Protection, Physical, Industrial, Personnel and Information Security programs.

Mr. Sims holds a bachelor’s degree in Workforce Education and Development from the University Southern Illinois. 

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Security Strategies

(618) 580-5830

O’Fallon, IL 62269

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