2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Grant Schneider

Name: Grant Schneider
Title: Cybersecurity Adviser to the Federal Chief Information Officer
Agency: Office of Management and Budget

The cyber go-to guy. Schneider had a busy 2015. After seven years as the Defense Intelligence Agency's CIO, he came to the White House to advise Federal CIO Tony Scott and help establish OMB's new E-Gov Cyber and National Security Unit. Then after the Office of Personnel Management was breached, he was detailed to to help acting OPM Director Beth Cobert put that agency on a secure cyber footing. Schneider's name has been mentioned for the new federal chief information security officer position, but regardless of his next job title, he seems certain to remain in the thick of federal cybersecurity efforts.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Oversight
    President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, attends the 2019 Army Navy Game in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 14, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dana Clarke)

    Trump shakes up official watchdog ranks

    The White House removed an official designated to provide oversight to the $2 trillion rescue and relief fund and nominated a raft of new appointees to handle oversight chores at multiple agencies.

  • Workforce
    coronavirus molecule (creativeneko/Shutterstock.com)

    OMB urges 'maximum telework flexibilities' for DC-area feds

    A Sunday evening memo ahead of a potentially chaotic commute urges agency heads to pivot to telework as much as possible.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.