Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Council
The Federal Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Council is the primary body for inter-agency CISO collaboration and communication.
The Council is led by the Federal CISO, who works in the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and a co-chair who’s a member of the Council, elected to serve in that role.
The CISO Council is dedicated to improving the cybersecurity posture of the United States through:
- IT security policy development;
- Strategic hiring and training of cybersecurity professionals;
- Sharing of best practices; and
- Promotion of shared services.
The Council promotes collaboration and community building among Federal Agency CISOs for the purposes of openly sharing information, transferring knowledge, and developing a unified approach for addressing Federal IT security challenges and handling prominent.
STRATEGIC FOCUS AREAS
- Identity Management
- Comprehensive Risk Assessment & Framework
- Vulnerability Response
- Shared Services
- Performance Metrics
Grant Schneider, Chair
Federal Chief Information Security Officer
Office of Management and Budget
Steven Hernandez, Vice-Chair
Chief Information Security Officer
Depratment of Education
The MAX Federal CISO Council Page (login required) provides tools and resources to encourage information sharing and collaboration.