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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
  • LEADERSHIP

    Grant Schneider, Chair
    Acting Federal Chief Information Security Officer
    Office of Management and Budget

    Cord Chase, Co-Chair
    Chief Information Security Officer
    Office of Personnel Management

     

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