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Federal 100: Danny Toler

Danny Toler

Name: Danny Toler
Title: Deputy Director
Federal Network Resilience Division
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Risky business. "Risk management" is how DHS officials often describe their approach to cybersecurity, and Toler embodies that strategy. He handles procurement and implementation for the department's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, an ambitious initiative that has provided a system of dashboards for agencies to catalog and address cyberthreats. Cost-effective cyber solutions can be elusive, but Toler has a talent for finding them in support of one of the government's top cybersecurity programs. And he has bolstered CDM funding by tapping a DHS program for next-generation technologies.

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