Dave Gray is a CISSP, CAP and PMP certified CyberSecurity Leader skilled in securing information systems to achieve information Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability. Dave’s focus is Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) using information security frameworks established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Center for Information Security (CIS) 20 Critical Security Controls (CSC).
Dave retired in 2011 from the Texas Army National Guard as a Lieutenant Colonel where he managed Information Security and IT Operations for 5,000 network users spread across Texas. Dave established one of the first Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERT) in the country for the National Guard and conducted multiple information security assessments for the National Guard and the active Army. In addition to his role as a CyberSecurity Senior Analyst for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Dave teaches local community college classes for the CISSP and ITIL certifications and volunteers as a board member for the ISSA Capitol of Texas Chapter at Austin. Dave continues to provide NIST 800-53 and 800-171 consulting in his spare time.