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.

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