Chief, Cyber Threat and Risk Analysis
National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
In April, 2018, Rex Booth joined the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) as Chief of Cyber Threat and Risk Analysis (CTRA). He manages teams that conduct all-source intelligence analysis and production, community coordination, and information sharing. Mr. Booth’s portfolio includes operations for DHS flagship programs such as Automated Indicator Sharing, Cyber Information Sharing and Collaboration Program, Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, and the National Vulnerability Database. CTRA’s mission is improved security through the effective dissemination of information and intelligence among DHS stakeholders.
Previously Mr. Booth served as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, as U.S. federal agency. He brings a set diverse capabilities from more than 15 years of professional experience in the public and private sectors. His past roles include developer, security and management consultant, and cybersecurity vendor, working with various industry leaders such as Mandiant, Grant Thornton, KPMG, and CSC.
Mr. Booth holds a dual Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Computer Science from Mary Washington College, and a Master’s degree in Information Systems and Technology Management from the University of Delaware. He also holds a certificate in Executive Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School.