Dave Otto

CDM Program Engineering Support
Ongoing Authorization Lead
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Dave Otto, a Risk Management Subject Matter Expert with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), CDM PMO, is working between stakeholder groups to evangelize dashboard development and adoption. The aim to provide situational awareness to cyber operators, decision makers, and stakeholders with information that enables them to identify and manage risks in near real time.

Prior to joining DHS, in his role as Enterprise Secure Configuration Manager for the Department of Justice, Mr. Otto spearheaded the effort to implement endpoint management and continuous monitoring across the DOJ enterprise. Mr. Otto has a background in law enforcement and psychology. His background in cyber and risk management started in private business as a cyber-security consultant and contractor to Fortune 50 companies, the Intelligence Community, and DoD. Dave brings extensive experience with physical and cybersecurity, and human factors to his work with risk management.