Michael K. Daly is CTO, Cybersecurity and Special Missions of Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services. Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services provides cyber security products and services and offers a full range of training, space, logistics, and engineering solutions for government and civilian customers.
Daly is a Principle Engineering Fellow and provides leadership in Raytheon's cyber technologies, develops cyber solutions for domestic and international government and commercial customers, delivers quick-reaction mission solutions, and provides support to high consequence special missions. He supports the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee to the President of the United States. For 13 years prior to his current role, Daly served as the corporate director of Information Technology Enterprise Security Services. With more than 27 years in security and information systems, Daly has worked with both the private sector and the federal government with responsibilities including software engineering for law enforcement, and manager of enterprise applications and distributed computing.
Daly has also served as vice president of advanced networking for a consulting company and launched a not-for-profit organization that was commended by the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Daly has served on the Governance Board of the Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program, and the Board of Advisors for Exostar. He was the 2006 recipient of the People's Choice Award for the ISE New England Information Security Executive of the Year and the 2007 recipient of the Security 7 Award for the Manufacturing sector.
Daly holds a world record for highest altitude luge run and is credited with a first ascent of a mountain in the Wrangell-St. Elias Range.
He earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Boston University, is a certified information systems security professional and a Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist.
The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Michael K. Daly and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies. Neither are his opinions necessarily those of Raytheon Company.
In part 2 of this look at growing our cyber workforce, let's address the IT Security staff, executive leadership, suppliers, customers and also consider how we might engage the wider community.