Kevin McGuire, PhD, VP of Operations
Dr. McGuire has over 28 years of technical and management experience implementing Vulnerability Assessment and Information Assurance (IA) processes. He is a recognized industry expert, speaking on ISS issues at varied forums and federal agency program offices, in the areas of cybersecurity, forensic investigation and process management. His extensive experience ranges from hands-on systems vulnerability analyses, assessments, and mitigation plans, to work as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and a Chief Information Officer (CIO). He has developed proven successful methodologies for all forms of authorization & accreditation (A&A) processes and documentation according to NIST RMF, and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) standards.
His educational background, including both an M.S. and a PhD in Cybersecurity related disciplines, amplifies Dr. McGuire’s value to federal and commercial agencies. His work as a Dale Carnegie CIO enhanced his management and leadership skills.
Prior to joining SysNet Technologies, Kevin was the CIO of the US Navy/Surface Warfare Centers in Bethesda, MD. Previous to the NSWC position, Dr. McGuire worked for Computer Sciences Corporation and was a CISO supporting the US Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Army through varied programs. He has also been a Senior Director for Research & Development under Telos/Xacta Corp., a VP of Technology in New York, and the CIO of Dale Carnegie Training, Inc. in New York, responsible for the development and implementation of a world-wide communications system. In summary, Dr. McGuire brings a wealth of technical talent and leadership to SysNet and our customers, at all levels.