The DoD GIG IA Portfolio Management Office (GIAP) has learned through experience that mission critical networks are contested, violated, infiltrated and penetrated, leading to significant risks to US interests. The U.S. critical infrastructure has evolved from a ‘network enabled’ position to one that is now ‘network dependent.’ No aspect of the national critical infrastructure operates without extensive use of information technology, and it is this very fact that makes our networks such a high priority target for adversaries.
The need for secure, self-aware, proactively managed defense mechanisms has never been more critical. Commercially available technologies, when combined with research and development done by both the government and the private sector, represent the best possible approach for combating the types of threats our critical infrastructure is facing today.
Tim Brown– SVP Chief Security Architect and Distinguished Engineer, CA Technologies, Security Business Robert Carey– CIO, Navy Robert Brese– Deputy CIO, NNSA Gary R. Galloway, PMP– Deputy Director of the Office of Information Assurance, Bureau of Information Resource Management, U.S. Department of State
Tim Brown SVP Chief Security Architect and Distinguished Engineer CA Technologies, Security Business
Tim Brown is a SVP distinguished engineer and chief security architect for the Security business unit at CA Technologies. He has overall technical direction and oversight responsibilities for the CA security products. This includes solutions to control users, their access and how they use information across physical, virtual and cloud environments. With more than 20 years of information security expertise, Brown has been involved in many areas of security including identity and access management, security compliance, threat research, vulnerability management, encryption and managed security services.
Brown has worked with many companies and government agencies to implement sound and practical security policies and solutions. He is on the board of the Open Identity Exchange, and has provided expert testimony at a U.S. Congressional hearing entitled “Cyber Security R&D.” He also is a frequent speaker at Business Software Alliance events and many other public forums.
Prior to joining CA Technologies, he spent 12 years at Symantec where in the CTO office he was responsible for companywide technical architecture, integration, gap analysis and technical strategy. Prior to joining the Symantec CTO office Brown focused on Symantec’s enterprise security architecture. Brown joined Symantec through the company’s acquisition of Axent Technologies. At Axent he was responsible for the identity management, single sign-on and multifactor authentication products.
Brown is an avid inventor with 18 filed patents in the security field. He is active in promoting cross-industry initiatives and has participated on a number of standards boards.
Brown earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and continues his education with the Wharton School of Business Executive Education program.
Robert Carey CIO Navy
Mr. Robert J. Carey serves as the fifth Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Department of the Navy (DON). As the DON CIO, Mr. Carey is the senior Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) official in the Department. As such he determines policy and provides top-level advocacy for the Secretary of the Navy for the development and use of IM/IT and creation of a unified IM/IT vision for the Navy-Marine Corps team. He develops strategies, policies, plans, architectures, standards, and guidance, and provides process transformation support for the entire Department of the Navy. Additionally, he ensures that the development and acquisition of IT systems are interoperable and consistent with the Department’s objectives and vision. Mr. Carey is the Department’s Cyber/IT Workforce Community Leader and also serves as the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Officer and the Senior Military Component Official for Privacy.
Mr. Carey entered the Senior Executive Service in June 2003 as the DON Deputy Chief Information Officer (Policy and Integration) and was responsible for leading the DON CIO staff in developing strategies for achieving IM/IT enterprise integration across the Department.
Mr. Carey’s Federal service began with the U.S. Army at Aberdeen Proving Ground in October 1982 where he worked as a Test Director for small arms and automatic weapons. He began his service with the Department of the Navy in February 1985 with the Naval Sea Systems Command. He worked in the Anti-Submarine/Undersea Warfare domain where he served in a variety of engineering and program management leadership positions within the Acquisition Community, culminating in his assignment as the Deputy Program Manager for the Undersea Weapons Program Office, PMS 404. Mr. Carey joined the staff of the DON CIO in February 2000, serving as the DON CIO eBusiness Team Leader through June 2003. During this period he also served as the Director of the DON Smart Card Office from February through September 2001.
Mr. Carey attended the University of South Carolina where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering in 1982. He earned a Master of Engineering Management degree from the George Washington University in 1995. He has been a member of the Acquisition Professional Community and has been awarded the Department of the Navy Meritorious, Superior, and Distinguished Civilian Service Awards, as well as numerous other performance awards. He received the prestigious Federal 100 Award in 2006, 2008 and 2009 recognizing his significant contributions to Federal information technology. Mr. Carey was also named Department of Defense Executive of the Year for 2009 by Government Computer News.
Mr. Carey is an active member of the United States Navy Reserve and currently holds the rank of Commander in the Civil Engineer Corps and has been selected for Captain. He was recalled to active duty for Operation Desert Shield/Storm and most recently Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he served in the Al Anbar province with I Marine Expeditionary Force.
Robert F. Brese Deputy Chief Information Officer (Information Technology) National Nuclear Security Administration U.S. Department of Energy
Mr. Brese is the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Information Technology at the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy. He is responsible for the functional accountability and governance of $1.5 billion of investments in information technology (IT) across the NNSA enterprise, including three National Laboratories, four Production Plants, the Nevada Test Site, and the NNSA Service Center. Additionally, he leads the NNSA’s Enterprise Architecture, Capital Planning and Investment Control, Records Management, and Federal IT services program.
Mr. Brese previously served NNSA as the Director, Office of Program Evaluation, Defense Nuclear Security, where he was the lead executive responsible for the continuing and annual evaluation of the $750 million nuclear security program; providing leadership and guidance to and evaluating the performance of nine Field Security Directors and over 100 Field security professionals; and assuring effective Federal line management oversight of security across the nuclear weapons complex.
Prior to his assignment to Defense Nuclear Security, Mr. Brese served as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy, retiring after a 22-year career. During his military career he served in a variety of operational and headquarters assignments, completing seven major sea deployments, and serving in every Ocean and major Sea.
Mr. Brese earned his Bachelor of Engineering at Vanderbilt University, his Master of Science at The Catholic University of America, and was a certified Naval Nuclear Propulsion Engineer in the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Program. Mr. Brese is a certified Federal Chief Information Officer through the National Defense University.
Gary R. Galloway, PMP Deputy Director of the Office of Information Assurance Bureau of Information Resource Management U.S. Department of State Gary R. Galloway has been the Deputy Director of the Office of Information Assurance (IRM/IA) since May 2007. Prior to arriving in IRM/IA, Mr. Galloway was Deputy Director and Director for Business Technology of the Office of eDiplomacy from April 2003 – May 2007, serving as Acting Office Director from July 2005 – January 2006. He has been an employee of the Department of State since 1986 and has been with the Bureau of Information Resource Management since 1996. Mr. Galloway brings extensive knowledge of the Department’s IT infrastructure, resources and the application of technology to IRM/IA’s mission of protecting the Department’s information systems and networks. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), with more than twenty years of project management experience, specializing in IT acquisition. Mr. Galloway is an active member of the American Council for Technology (ACT) and a graduate of the prestigious Industry Advisory Council (IAC) IT Partners Program, winning the Outstanding Partner of the Year award for the Class of 2006. . He also serves as co-Treasurer of the Association for Federal Information Resources Management. Mr. Galloway has been a panelist or guest speaker at numerous IT-related events for TechAmerica, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), FedScoop, 1105 Media, Potomac Forum, and the 2009 Government CIO Summit, discussing IT technology management issues and trends. Mr. Galloway holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and earned a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy with an Information Strategies Concentration from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University.