CDM DEFEND’s New Approaches for Protecting Networks

Willie Crenshaw, Jr.

Program Executive CDM and Risk Management, Office of the CIO

NASA

Willie D. Crenshaw, Jr is the NASA Service Executive for Governance Risk and Compliance. Mr. Crenshaw over 20 years’ experience in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity field. Currently Mr. Crenshaw leads the agencies Governance Risk and Compliance and Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation Program (CDM). Mr. Crenshaw actively leads the development of programs and projects that continues to transform, enhance and strengthen the NASA IT Security and Cyber security environment. Prior to joining NASA, Mr. Crenshaw spearheaded the development and implementation of the Federal Railroad Administration (DOT) Cyber Security Program, which identified near and long term security, continuous monitoring, and training initiatives. He ensured that existing and emerging e-Gov and CIO mandates from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), DOT, and FRA were met and that the agency supported the President’s Cyber security agenda. In addition Mr. Crenshaw has managed and led major projects for Lunarline, Inc, Metter’s Inc. (F18 Super Hornet) and EDS (DOD).