Dave McKeown

Federal Leadership

The Department of Defense’s networks and weapon systems are under daily attack. Dave McKeown, DOD chief information security officer, oversees the implementation of initiatives of the DOD’s cybersecurity initiatives — both for internal DOD networks and systems and for our industrial base partners (DIB). McKeown leads the delivery of the Cyberspace Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), is driving the more efficient and secure continuous Authority to Operate policy, and stood up the Zero Trust Portfolio Management Office to drive and synchronize Zero Trust implementation.

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his journalism degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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