2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Gregory J. Touhill

Name: Gregory J. Touhill
Title: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Cyber collaborator. Former Air Force Brig. Gen. Touhill coined the term "cyber neighborhood watch" to describe the importance of public/private partnerships when it comes to information sharing. His work focuses on developing and implementing programs that protect the government networks and critical infrastructure systems. He leads DHS' efforts to secure federal civilian networks and help the private sector better manage cyber risk. He has grown the Cyber Information Sharing and Collaboration Program from 26 to more than 160 companies. He also advises the CIO Council on cybersecurity best practices and contributes to federal IT strategy and governance.

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