2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Kosta Kalpos

 

Name: Kosta Kalpos
Title: Senior Adviser, Cybersecurity
Agency/Company: Department of Homeland Security

The Einstein evangelist. Kalpos has taken DHS’ Einstein 3 Accelerated to new heights by expanding adoption of the network defense system from 25 percent of the .gov enterprise in 2015 to more than 90 percent in 2016. He advised and briefed every civilian agency on the program and also serves as senior adviser to the White House, where he provides operational guidance to the Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. CIO on Einstein activities. His stellar performance has also earned him a DHS leadership award and the NASA CIO Award.

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