2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Richard Struse

Richard Struse

Name: Richard Struse
Title: Chief Advanced Technology Officer
National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

The locksmith. Struse holds the IT keys to NCCIC, arguably the government's most important resource for working with the private sector on cyberthreats. Last year, he developed a technical framework for rapidly exchanging cyberthreat intelligence and led DHS involvement in the development of two important specifications for sharing information: Structured Threat Information Expression and Trusted Automated Exchange of Indicator Information. In a year of large-scale, costly cyberattacks, Struse was a key behind-the-scenes expert helping with their mitigation.

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