Managing Director & Global Leader of Cyber Solutions, Promontory; Fmr Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, DHS
Under Barack Obama's administration, Dr. Schneck served as the deputy undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). She was the chief cybersecurity official for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and supported its mission of strengthening the security and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure. Schneck came to DHS from McAfee, Inc., where she was CTO for global public sector. Schneck served eight years as chairman of the national board of directors of the FBI's InfraGard program and founding president of InfraGard Atlanta. Before joining McAfee, Schneck was VP of research integration for secure computing, where she conceived and built the early intelligence practice into a full Beta program for data as a service. Prior, Schneck was the VP of enterprise services for eCommSecurity. Before that, she served as VP of corporate strategy for SecureWorks, Inc., and was founder and CEO of Avalon Communications, a provider of real-time security technology, since acquired by SecureWorks, Inc. Schneck received her Ph.D. in computer science from Georgia Tech.