2020 Fed 100

Federal 100: Mike Walsh


Name: Mike Walsh
Title: Vice President for Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Federal Systems Integrator
Organization: Forescout Technologies

A super-connector for DOD. Under Walsh’s leadership, Forescout is delivering core capabilities that are helping the Defense Department detect and classify network assets and assess its security posture on millions of endpoints as part of DOD’s Comply to Connect framework. Walsh is also overseeing the integration of Forescout’s technology with DOD’s other core cybersecurity tools so the department can automate the mitigation of discovered vulnerabilities. With his team’s assistance, DOD has grown the C2C concept into an enterprise framework that is significantly improving Command Cyber Readiness Inspection scores and laying a foundation for adding emerging strategies such zero-trust architecture.

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