Former CMS CISO named Department of Energy Principal Deputy CIO

DOE CIO Rocky Campione has named Emery Csulak Principal Deputy CIO, “effective August 31, according to an agency email obtained by MeriTalk.”

“Csulak will succeed Mark Kneidinger, who is retiring after more than 30 years of Federal and state government service.”

“According to DoE, Csulak is now the agency’s CISO and Deputy CIO, and leads DoE’s integrated Joint Cybersecurity Coordination Center and the DoE Big Data Platform ‘for ensuring enterprise operational visibility, analytics, and threat hunting.’ In this current position, Csulak leads and manages cybersecurity strategy and policy, and oversees $1.5 billion of annual IT investment.”

“Before his tenure at DoE, Csulak was CISO and Senior Officer for Privacy at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and led the CMS Cybersecurity Integration Center for more than 230 systems covering a $2.6 billion IT program. Prior to CMS, Csulak was Deputy CISO at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he was a founding member of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)…” Read the full article here.

Source: DoE Names Csulak Principal Deputy CIO Upon Kneidinger’s Retirement – By John Curran, August 19, 2020. MeriTalk.



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