George J. Silowash was named Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Norwich University in December 2016. Previously, he was a cybersecurity threat and incident analyst within the CERT® at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a unit of Carnegie Mellon University. He has over a decade of experience in the information technology field, including systems administration and information security. His latest work involves developing technical controls using open source software to counter data exfiltration attempts by malicious insiders. Other areas of interest include privacy and security, digital forensic investigations, and critical infrastructure security. Before joining CERT, he was an Information Systems Security Officer for the United States Department of Justice, National Drug Intelligence Center. He was also a systems administrator for a healthcare company prior to working in the Federal government. He holds a master of science in information assurance from Norwich University and is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP).