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Carey C. Carter, Ph.D., CISSP

Chief Security Officer / Chief Information Security Officer

Dr. Carey Carter has performed in national security leadership roles both in the U.S. Marine Corps and at CNA. As Chief Security Officer, he is responsible for both operational security — including clearances, classified material handling, security training and the protection of CNA facilities — and IT security for classified and unclassified networks. Previously, he led CNA's cybersecurity team.

Dr. Carter served for nearly a decade in the U.S. Marine Corps. At completion of his service, he was the Base Security Forces Team Leader at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He also graduated from the Army Ranger Leadership Course.

In more than thirty years at CNA, Dr. Carter has worked in information technology, security and management roles. He is a member of the FFRDC/UARC Insider Threat Working Group and the Defense Industrial Base and Cybersecurity Best Practice Working Group. Dr. Carter also has been a guest lecturer on cybersecurity topics including the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. His dissertation research was an analysis of intentional and unintentional insider threats.