Ms. Monica Montgomery
Deputy Chief, Risk Management, Cybersecurity Office (TS), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Ms. Monica Montgomery is the Deputy Chief of the Risk Management Division in the Office of Cybersecurity at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. In this role, Ms. Montgomery is breaking new ground by streamlining the assessment and authorization process through the development of an agile, risk-adaptive approach to maintaining an acceptable cybersecurity posture. She has decreased the time to market for vital intelligence applications allowing analysts and collectors access to the latest tools and intelligence to support near real-time exploitation.
Prior to joining NGA, Ms. Montgomery spent 15 years in the private sector supporting the Intelligence Community Chief Information Officer, the Central Intelligence Agency, and other public sector partners. Most recently, Ms. Montgomery created and published ODNI policy and standards for safeguarding and information sharing, and provided strategic direction as a senior advisor to the IC Chief Information Security Officer.
Ms. Montgomery received a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Bucknell University, and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certifications.
- Transforming Security Information for Automated Cybersecurity Awareness (5-A)