Chief Information Security Officer and Engineering Services Manager
Lauren Burnell serves as Chief Information Security Officer and Engineering Services Manager for PCM-G, where she is responsible for developing and directing government customer related end-to-end security programs and solutions to ensure that PCM-G addresses its customers’ challenges in a dynamic threat environment. She is a thought leader on IT supply chain security and is committed to enabling government mission through technology.
Prior to joining PCM-G, Ms. Burnell served as a U.S. Navy Cryptologic Warfare Officer specializing in cyberspace operations, signals intelligence (SIGINT), electronic warfare (EW) and data analytics. Over Ms. Burnell’s six-year commission in the U.S. Navy, she held numerous leadership roles supporting both Navy and National missions related to advanced tactics in cyber security and electromagnetic maneuver warfare (EMW). Ms. Burnell’s tours included time as a Cyber Lead at the National Security Agency, driving the Navy’s tactical response during its first named cyber security operation, and teaching information warfare curriculum to the Fleet.
Ms. Burnell holds a B.S. Political Science from the United States Naval Academy, as well as a M.A. Government in Politics from the University of Maryland.
Ms. Burnell’s certifications and personal decorations include FireEye, Cisco and Splunk engineer certifications, Certified Ethical Hacker, Security+, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), NSA/CSS Signals Intelligence Directorate Military Performer of the Quarter (Junior Officer category), and various industry technical certifications and military unit awards.