A Word by Mary Ellen Seale, CEO of The National CyberSecurity Society
Retired after 30 years of federal service, with the majority of her tenure
as a member of the Senior Executive Service. In her last federal position,
she was Deputy Director, Cybersecurity Coordination, Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) reporting to the Deputy Assistant Secretary and Deputy
Undersecretary, Cyber, National Protection and Programs Directorate.
As Deputy Director, she facilitated interdepartmental collaboration
between the Department of Defense, DHS and the Department of Justice with
respect to strategic planning for the cybersecurity of the U.S.,
mutual support for cybersecurity capabilities development, and
synchronization of operational mission activities.