Nicholas Pappas, a cybersecurity engineer and machine learning enthusiast with a demonstrated history of leading cross functional teams of experts towards large-scale project success and meeting business needs, has taken on a new challenge as Network Security Branch Chief within the Information Security Center at the US Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Chief Information Offcer.
Nicholas brings prior USDA experience supervising teams responsible for all areas of network access control including perimeter firewalls, VPNs, web proxy and port security.
Prior roles include:
- Section Team Lead – Network Access Program – USDA
- Enterprise Cyber Security Engineer – U.S. Forest Service
- Senior Information Security Analyst – QinetiQ North America