The National Cyber Security Alliance today announced electing John Havermann, vice president and director of cyber programs at SAIC, to serve as president of NCSA’s board of directors.
“Cybersecurity education and awareness have emerged as a national priority thanks to the leadership of the National Cyber Security Alliance over the past decade,” Havermann said. “I look forward to guiding NCSA’s board of directors this year as we develop research studies, programs and outreach initiatives to spread the message about online safety and security to all digital citizens.”
In heading the board, Havermann is joined by new NCSA board secretary Jacqueline Beauchere, director of Trustworthy Computing at Microsoft, and new NCSA board treasurer Christopher Boyer, assistant vice president of public policy at AT&T.
NCSA’s board membership has nearly doubled since 2009, with companies such as PayPal, Visa and Lockheed Martin adding representatives to the full board roster, which includes:
* Michael Barrett, VP and CISO, PayPal
* Lori Bush, senior adviser to the critical infrastructure assurance group, Cisco
* Francie Coulter, director of worldwide consumer public relations, McAfee
* Charles Croom, VP of cybersecurity solutions, Lockheed Martin
* Eric Davis, global public policy manager, Google
* Rosetta Jones, head of issues management and public affairs, Visa
* Shannon Kellogg, senior director of government affairs and public policy, EMC
* Lora Phillips, senior manager of global employee engagement, Symantec
* Marcus Sachs, VP of national security policy, Verizon Communications
* Nadia Short, VP, strategy and business development, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems
* Joe Sullivan, chief security officer, Facebook