Acting Chief Information Security Officer,
Office of the CIO
Department of Energy
Mr. Sisson is currently serving in the Department of Energy’s Office of the CIO as the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
Prior to joining DOE, he served as the Chief of Staff and the Deputy Director of Operations (DJ3) at Joint Force Headquarters Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN). JFHQ-DODIN is a component of United States Cyber Command, and executes Command and Control of DOD information network operations and defensive cyberspace operations globally.
Before JFHQ-DODIN, he served as a Cyberspace and Information Technology Training Capabilities Analyst for the Joint Staff J7 Director of Joint Training (DJT). In this job he was responsible for engaging stakeholders across the Joint Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Combatant Commands, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), US Cyber Command, Service Components, and the interagency community in order to identify common efforts, and coordinate actions integral to the development, delivery and implementation of the DOD’s Cyber Strategy.
Prior to serving as a DoD Civilian, Mr. Sisson served over 20 years as a non-commissioned and commissioned officer in the United States Army where he led diverse organizations at multiple echelons. He retired as a Signal Officer in 2004.
Mr. Sisson completed his undergraduate work at the University of South Carolina Aiken where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and, in 2014, graduated from the College of Naval Warfare in Newport, RI where he earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies.