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Security Professionals: 

(ISC)2 Quantico Chapter

Professional Development Meeting

March 17th, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Kenneth Bible

SPEAKER: Mr. Kenneth W. Bible

Mr. Kenneth Bible is the CISO for the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the CIO. He will give a presentation on the culture of CyberSecurity and the Priorities and Challenges in the Current Threat Landscape.

TOPIC: Evolution Of The CISO Role In Government

ABSTRACT: As the former Marine Corps’ Deputy Chief Information Officer and CISO and in his current role of CISO at DHS, he will discuss the Evolution of the CISO role in Government, as well as discuss several DHS initiatives including SCRM, Zero Trust, and SecDevOps.

BIO: Kenneth W. Bible
         CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER
         Chief Information Security Officer Directorate

Kenneth W. Bible serves as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the DHS Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). In this role, he is responsible for all matters relating to information and securing and strengthening the Department’s information security program and information technology (IT) posture.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Bible served under the Headquarters Marine Corps Deputy Commandant for Information (DCI) as the Assistant Director for the Information Command, Control, Communications, and Computers Division (IC4). In this capacity, he also served as the Marine Corps’ Deputy Chief Information Officer and CISO, formulating and providing broad policy guidance for IT, cybersecurity, and communications infrastructure and applications. Among his many accomplishments, he delivered ADVANA, the U.S. Department of Defense’s single authoritative source for audit and business data analytics, and led Risk Management Framework reform across the Marine Corps by guiding production of the first fully accredited secure software development (DevSecOps) pipelines.

Previously, Mr. Bible served with the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) for almost two decades, starting as a lead engineer integrating commercial Geospatial Information Systems technology, then heading the Networks Engineering Division of the SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic. He later became the Assistant Program Executive Officer (Engineering) for PEO Enterprise Information Systems, serving as the PEO’s chief engineer as assigned by SPAWAR headquarters.

He was chief engineer for the Fleet Environmental Information Management System/Protective Measures Assessment Protocol program, which was awarded the Chief of Naval Operations and Secretary of the Navy Environmental Team Awards in 2008.

Mr. Bible began his civilian service in 1985 at the former Charleston Naval Shipyard, where he rose to be a nuclear qualified engineering supervisor for three engineering branches. He was appointed to executive service as a Senior Leader in 2013, and to the Senior Executive Service in March 2015. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and earned a master’s degree in engineering from the University of South Carolina. Mr. Bible is a member of the Department of Defense Acquisition Community Professional Corps; a Level III certified acquisition professional in the Advanced Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering career field; and a licensed professional engineer. He is a native of Roanoke, Virginia.

 

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Our Chapter holds monthly Professional Development meetings in Stafford, Virginia. Outside speakers conduct presentations on a variety of topics of interest to (ISC)2 members. Professional Development meetings provide one hour towards (ISC)2 recertification requirements. They are free to Quantico Chapter members. (Guests may attend in-person chapter meetings free twice, and then must either join the chapter or pay a small monthly fee.*)( *Temporarily, online virtual meetings do not apply due to COVID-19.)

 

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(ISC)² Quantico Chapter

President

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