The Contractor Dilemma: How to Address Federal Supply Chain Risk – Jon Check – RSA22 #4
Government will always be deemed a high value target among adversaries, but so are their contractors – deemed another avenue in for cyberespionage among enemy nation states and cybercriminals. SC Media's Derek Johnson will speak to Jon Check, executive director of cyber protection solutions, about the dual responsibility of security systems and networks of government customers, and ensuring compliance with security standards bestowed upon the contracting community.
Jon Check is the executive director of Cyber Protection Solutions for Raytheon Intelligence & Space. He leads the team that globally delivers proactive cybersecurity and next- generation technology to protect customers from persistent cybersecurity threats.
Check joined Raytheon Intelligence & Space from CSRA Inc., where he was vice president of digital solutions. He was responsible for direction, strategy and operations of the services provided from CSRA’s delivery centers.
In July 2019, he received a non-legislative citizen appointment from Virginia Speaker M. Kirkland Cox to the Secure and Resilient Commonwealth Panel, an advisory board. in the Executive Branch of Virginia’s government. The panel was established in 2004 and its primary focus is on emergency management and homeland security within the Commonwealth to ensure that both state and local governments are prepared to address risks from man-made
and natural disasters.