Press Release: Bruce Brody, Pioneering VA, Energy and Industry Cyber Executive, Joins Suss Consulting

“Consulting, a leading provider of federal IT opportunity capture, proposal, growth strategy, and market research services, today announced the addition of Bruce Brody, who created and defined the U.S. Federal Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role as CISO at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Energy, followed by executive positions leading the cyber security practices at CACI, DRS, Cubic, and PricewaterhouseCoopers/Guidehouse.”

“Bruce maintains enormous respect and strong relationships at the VA, Department of Energy, State Department, HHS, and other major federal agencies. Bruce will help our clients design and deliver market-leading cyber solutions that enable next-generation federal IT modernization,” said Warren Suss, President of Suss Consulting.

“Mr. Brody served as the Chief Information Security Officer for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the first Senior Executive Service (SES) CISO in the U.S. Federal Government. In this position, he was responsible for directing and overseeing all cyber and information security activities of the second-largest cabinet-level department.”

“Following his leadership role at the VA, Mr. Brody was appointed Chief Information Security Officer for the U.S. Department of Energy where he led their enterprise cyber security program and implemented successful continuous monitoring, configuration management and identity management programs.”

“He has since served in a variety of executive cybersecurity positions in private industry, including Vice President for Information Assurance and Chief Cybersecurity Strategist at CACI, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Leonardo DRS, Chief Cybersecurity Strategist and CISO for Cubic Global Defense, and Director of the Public Sector Cybersecurity Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers and its spinoff, Guidehouse. Most recently, he was the Resident CISO for the Federal practice at Proofpoint. “

“Mr. Brody has maintained close relationships with current Federal agency cybersecurity leadership through his demonstrated expertise and success in all aspects of implementing, operating, managing and continuously improving security in complex enterprises. He has significant expertise in cybersecurity governance, risk, and compliance. His proactive risk management accomplishments include the implementation of continuous risk management and mitigation approaches and metrics, enterprise security architectures, vulnerability reduction programs, security operations centers, identity management systems, cloud security, forensics, threat intelligence, infrastructure resilience and workforce professionalization programs.”

About Suss Consulting Inc.

Suss Consulting provides services to both industry contractors and the federal government. The firm has helped contractors win more than $100 billion in government contracts through its opportunity capture, proposal, price-to-win, market research and growth strategy services. For more information, visit Suss Consulting at



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